CAST OF CHARACTERS

Refreshing, Honest, and . . . Shocking!

Refreshing, Honest, and . . . Shocking!

By The Elderberries

The frail, bed-bound, elderly woman was feeling a little blah. Her adult daughter could see that. So she ran out and bought her some orange sherbet. She thought it would be a nice treat. Smiling, the elderly mother ate the…

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Snappy Comeback 

Snappy Comeback

By The Elderberries

A friend’s 70-year-old mother was at the gym in Iowa, sporting her hoodie in support of the football team of the neighboring state, Nebraska. A couple of other older ladies piped up loudly. “Do you know what the ‘N’ stands…

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Hoo Nurts Are in Aisle Five, The Elderberries book

Hoo Nurts Are in Aisle Five

By The Elderberries

My friend the pharmacist got a call from an elderly customer originally from Sweden. She spoke with a thick accent: “Yah, dis is Missus Olga Johnson, oond I vaunt a rrrrrrefill.” “OK, Mrs. Johnson. Do you happen to have the…

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