WOULD IT BE PREMATURE TO ASK … Marilyn Armstrong

Premature vs. Post-mature Premature indicates a time "before maturity" has imposed itself. Like --"childhood" or "infancy." Or still budding, yet not bloomed. Personally, I am post-mature. I flowered, then I got old and my petals fell off. No amount of putting stuff in the water is going to fix it. Right now, I'm dealing with a … Continue reading WOULD IT BE PREMATURE TO ASK … Marilyn Armstrong

TALKING ON THE PHONE – BY ELLIN CURLEY

The world can be divided in many ways – Republicans vs. Democrats, religious people vs. non religious people, cat people vs. dog people. Here’s another way – people who love the phone vs. people who hate it. I love talking on the phone. I have many close friends who live far away now and it’s … Continue reading TALKING ON THE PHONE – BY ELLIN CURLEY

CAN YOU HEAR ME? HELLO? – Marilyn Armstrong

Someone’s left you a voicemail message, but all you can make out are the last words: “I’m sorry. I should’ve told you months ago. Bye.” Who was it, and what was it about? It's a mystery to me. We used to leave messages on our answering machines telling folks to speak slowly and clearly, but … Continue reading CAN YOU HEAR ME? HELLO? – Marilyn Armstrong

AS DOES THE GARDEN GROW – Marilyn Armstrong

The columbine are starting to bloom and I got pictures, but they aren't fully open yet. After yesterday's rain, everything is covered with drops of rain. And it's pretty muddy. Bunches more wild strawberries popping up everywhere and the rhododendrons look happy and healthy. After cutting back the roses, the rhododendrons are looking very happy. … Continue reading AS DOES THE GARDEN GROW – Marilyn Armstrong