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Senior Moments – for week of June 22

Senior Moments – for week of June 22

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – With this being the end of another school year and the beginning of summer vacation I’m reminded of some of the teachers who I was happy to…

Senior Moments – for week of June 15

Senior Moments – for week of June 15

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – I don’t know what made this pop into my head but when I smoked cigarettes I had a Zippo lighter that worked great as long as it was…

Senior Moments – for week of June 8

Senior Moments – for week of June 8

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Once upon a time there was a family of mallards that lived on a small Connecticut marsh. The ancestors of these birds had been using that same habitat…

Senior Moments – for week of June 1

Senior Moments – for week of June 1

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – “F” this, “F” that, “F” you, what the “F?” Those expletives seem to make up about 50 percent of the dialogue in many of the movies these days,…

Senior Moments – for week of May 25

Senior Moments – for week of May 25

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – My wife and I are not savers and because of that fact whenever we watch the Antiques Road Show on TV and see all the valuable items people…

Senior Moments – for week of May 18

Senior Moments – for week of May 18

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The other day I was carrying out an empty tomato sauce jar to be put into the recycling bin when my wife said “not another one, you’ve got…

Senior Moments – for week of May 11

Senior Moments – for week of May 11

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – There was a movie made in 2008 called “Gran-Torino,” using that car made by Ford in the 1970s to symbolize the bitter resentment felt by many Americans over…

Senior Moments – for week of May 4

Senior Moments – for week of May 4

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – At the beginning of a college course in Theater we were asked to write a brief essay on a ritual that we’ve participated in and then discuss it…

Senior Moments – for week of April 27

Senior Moments – for week of April 27

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Last week while at my post as a volunteer greeter and information dispenser in a local hospital, a couple approached and asked to be directed to the…

Senior Moments – for week of April 20

Senior Moments – for week of April 20

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Education is a wonderful thing but with more and more people getting college degrees it seems that virtually everyone considers him or herself an authority on something, and…

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