As cliché as it may sound, mothers are always the light in every home. So as a daughter, I have never imagined life without a mom. Way before that thought, I had never imagined a life with a mom...
It astounds me as to how many of my peers feel old.  I don’t relate to that at all.  In fact, I recently celebrated my 65th birthday.  While some of you may think, “Oh, she’s just a kid”, others...
Retirement can be a shock for many seniors. Suddenly, they no longer have a job to focus on. There seems to be too much time.This is when seniors can put their heads together and come up with ideas for...
Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on UnsplashTravel USED to be fairly straightforward before coronavirus-- you chose your destination(s), then your mode of transportation.Somewhat simple perhaps. Both mode and place have been severely compromised.   My wife and I had our retirement plans pretty much laid...
When I write about the artists in, “Forgotten Rock n Rollers”, some people misunderstand my reasoning. To me any singer or rock n roller that does not have name recognition in todays society is to me forgotten and that...
Brooklyn has had it’s share of great personalities and stars from today’s richest woman, Judge Judy to singing stars, Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Neil Sedaka, Carole King and hundreds of vocal groups that graced the airwaves of the 50’s...
Marion Bartholomew has known the Sunshine City all her life.      She owned a restaurant, drove a school bus, danced at the Pav, went to the movies at Geneva Theatre, and was part of the women’s groups in Orillia and area.Now, 84-years-old,...
As a child back home I had often heard of the wee folk that lived in the glade, Leprechauns they were called and tho rarely seen were the stuff of which folklore was made.It had been my quest for many...
We have had the privilege or sharing many, many articles, stories and books about Alzheimer's. Knowing that millions of people suffer, their families included, makes it a topic we don't feel we can publish often enough.      With the recent loss of music legend Glen...
When we are born, none of us slide into the world with labels stating who we will be as adults. No matter what our parent's plans for us would be, we are the ultimate chooser of our destiny. Although...