Tag Archives: senior women

Cream of Asparagus Soup

You know you’ve hit bottom, when you’re caring for an ill husband, it’s dinner time, and all you have is a can of cream of asparagus soup. This can’t be good. But this is where 60-somethings shine! I am going … Continue reading

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Poached Eggs

Our generation was taught that when someone is sick, you make them poached eggs. Poached eggs are healthier than fried eggs, or scrambled eggs, right? (Remember, this is the 60-something generation.) I don’t know why, and wonder where this came … Continue reading

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Angel Caps

I grew up in Mill Valley, up on a hill that overlooked the whole town. There were only three houses there at the time. Mom used to call us home with a cow bell — we had free run of … Continue reading

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Sticky Buns

I got up at o-dark-thirty to drive my good friend to the cancer center for her infusion. She has a rare form of cancer and has to have infusions for three days; then a couple weeks off. The infusions last … Continue reading

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Praying

Each night, and sometimes day, I pray for each of my children. As soon as I start that dialogue with God, my brain takes me through an unstoppable chain… my child, my child’s partner, my child’s children, my stepchildren, their partners, my … Continue reading

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Fish Sticks and Tater Tots

When I was a young mom, about 40-something years ago, I wanted everything to be perfect. I made homemade soups, something my Italian mother-in-law taught me. Pastina with teeny little meatballs. I used to make fresh carrots and peas and put … Continue reading

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Daughters

Daughters are actually mothers. They just don’t know it yet. They become their mother’s mother in the sweetest, gentlest way, and right on time, if you are one of the lucky ones. And I am.

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