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Senior Moments – for week of August 24

Senior Moments – for week of August 24

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – There was once an article about a lady of Spain whose name meant hope, but instead of calling her “Esperanza” which is the direct Spanish translation the author…

Senior Moments – for week of August 10

Senior Moments – for week of August 10

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – When I was young we didn’t have anything like storm windows, just the ordinary double hung windows that are still in use today. To allow fresh air in…

Senior Moments – for week of August 3

Senior Moments – for week of August 3

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – This is not intended to be a theological discussion debating creationism versus evolution, for whichever theory is correct, in my opinion it really made a mess of things.…

Senior Moments – for week of July 27

Senior Moments – for week of July 27

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Whenever there’s an item on TV or in the newspaper about the marriage, birth, or similar happy event of celebrities or British royalty, I immediately ask my wife…

Senior Moments – for week of July 20

Senior Moments – for week of July 20

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Do you get annoying phone calls from telemarketers hawking everything from Credit Reports to Medical Procedures to Computer Repair? We certainly do and usually at the most inopportune…

Senior Moments – for week of July 13

Senior Moments – for week of July 13

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – From time to time after eating a meal in a Chinese restaurant I get a fortune cookie that has a whimsical saying, though occasionally there are a few…

Senior Moments – for week of July 6

Senior Moments – for week of July 6

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Back in the days of radio when big bands were all the rage, a popular form of entertainment was live music played by one of the famous pop…

Senior Moments – for week of June 29

Senior Moments – for week of June 29

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – My Aunt Mamie had a pet mouse. No, not one kept in a cage like a gerbil but a little creature that came out of its hole every…

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…

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