What Did You Do During The War Grandma?

“Suppose they Gave a War and Nobody Came.” That was the caption on a popular poster back in the day.  Wouldn’t  it be lovely, but we are not there yet. And as Remembrance day approaches we remember the fallen in wars where everybody went and many didn’t return home. War leaves no stone unturned, no human untouched, and

Empty Nest Day: Time to say Goodbye

I can’t believe that it has been three years since I wrote about my daughter going off to university.   Now I have experienced my final Empty Nest Day with my son leaving for his first semester.  The partial Empty Nest has become  finally empty.  The first cut was not the deepest. It is when the last child leaves

Protecting our Elders From Scams

Protecting our Elders From Scams There are some very unscrupulous and callous people out there, and they prey on the elderly.  Empty nesters and midlife boomers are usually in the aptly named “sandwich generation”  between our college aged children and caring for aged parents. How can we protect our elders from scams? I want this post