A FIN-ished Fish Story

 I’m looking for my happy. I have been told lately that I need to find then do what makes me happy. Now on the surface that sounds pretty easy. But when it comes down to it what makes you happy is not all that easy to put your finger on. Just try it. … [Read more...]

It’s a Horse Race

 If you have never been to a horse race you have got to go to one or two or twelve. Beware though. If you have any clogging of arteries this may just be the thing that will get your heart going enough to clean out those arteries. Kind of like when … [Read more...]

My Nose Has Grown

Apparently my nose, over the years, has grown. This is something I did not know. I thought my nose was cute and perky and turned up a bit on the end. But a friend of mine has recently said to me that over the years my nose has grown a bit longer. In … [Read more...]

Dog-eared Days of Summer

 I like books. Not all books. For instance I don’t like books that weigh more than a small child. Why would I want to struggle to hold on to something heavy enough to break my nose if it fell onto my face while I was reading and fell asleep? So I am m … [Read more...]

The Art of the Deal

Starting off my name is not Art so let me call this, “The Trina of the Deal.” Deal made? Great now we shake hands and everyone walks away happy. To me that’s a deal, a good deal. That’s what I have spent the last few weeks doing. Making deals and shak … [Read more...]

When It Rains

  I’m going to bet that when you read the title, “When It Rains,” you will think the next line is, “It Pours.” Thus concluding that today I am going to discuss the ins and outs of Murphy’s Law. But that isn’t the case. No I want to really talk abou … [Read more...]


  Beginnings are very exciting. Unless of course it is the beginning of the end. But I have skipped to the end. Let’s start at the beginning shall we?  Again, beginnings are very exciting. The beginning of life whenever you believe that is might just … [Read more...]

Have You Seen My Sunglasses

The sun drives me crazy. My skin comes from a long line of glow in the dark, light skinned, nearly see through Europeans. The kind of people that might have been used to light up the stage for Vaudeville players. Yes, that … [Read more...]

Eyes and Toenails

   A retiree has options for after lunch. One may be to go another round of golf. Another could be a bit of shopping and strolling down the avenue just window gazing. Of course on those rare occasions when the mood strikes maybe even a na … [Read more...]


  It’s that time of the year when everything turns green and grows with wild abandon. Gardens are planted in hopes of an autumn bounty. Flower beds are brought back to life with tender hands that will rip out last year’s growth like a child tearing in … [Read more...]