OLD AGE SAVVY

Rubber Supports? Noooo! Not THAT!

Rubber Supports? Noooo! Not THAT!

By The Elderberries

By Grandpa Jack* It has been said that you are only as old as you feel. I am not sure that is true. Maybe your age is more attuned to your limitations and your appearance to others as well as…

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Tax Day: P.O.’ed at the P.O.

Tax Day: P.O.’ed at the P.O.

By The Elderberries

As we near Tax Day, April 15, government spending comes to the forefront. After all, it’s why we have to pay taxes. They’re spending our money. Naturally, we retirees want government spending to be as low as possible. So I…

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Church Ladies to the Ring Rescue

Church Ladies to the Ring Rescue

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* Trinity Church Women’s Link’s annual Wine and Cheese Party this afternoon was a huge success, replete with people I had not seen recently. Luxuriously we took time to schmooze. I was on the scullery squad, refilling platters, eyeballing…

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They’ve Got Selfies; We’ve Got Soakies

They’ve Got Selfies; We’ve Got Soakies

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* You’ve got to get up early to get ahead of those savvy souls at Procter & Gamble. The big boys in the boardroom are launching an advertising blitz to those of a certain age. Instead of focusing…

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That Little Itch

That Little Itch

By The Elderberries

By Grandpa Jack* Grandma Barlow drummed something important into us, those long-ago summers in the Wisconsin woods. She said, “I had a good friend whose husband died when he was infected by a wood-tick between his toes.” With today’s new…

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