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Senior Moments – for week of November 17

Senior Moments – for week of November 17

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Have you ever noticed how many really obese people there are nowadays? I’d use the word “fat” but in our euphemistic society that wouldn’t be politically correct,…

Senior Moments – for week of November 10

Senior Moments – for week of November 10

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – It seems that whenever I get used to a particular item such as a specific type of toothpaste or brand of cookie it’s invariably taken off the…

Senior Moments – for week of November 3

Senior Moments – for week of November 3

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – In the movies of the 1940s there was a very funny Black comedian named Mantan Moreland, and I mention his skin color only because he, like all…

Senior Moments – for week of October 27

Senior Moments – for week of October 27

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – For several months I had been getting frequent notifications whenever I opened my laptop about upgrading to Windows 8.1, and finally got annoyed enough to do it.…

Senior Moments – for week of October 20

Senior Moments – for week of October 20

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Of all the inventions and innovations conceived of during my brief time on this planet the Internet has to be one of the best. Not only is…

Senior Moments – for week of October 13

Senior Moments – for week of October 13

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Without a doubt this is my favorite season what with the heat of summer finally gone and Mother Nature decked out in all her glory. Nothing is…

Senior Moments – for week of October 6

Senior Moments – for week of October 6

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – Like most people I’ve led a fairly uneventful life, though on several occasions have been confronted with bizarre situations bordering on the supernatural. No, I don’t mean…

Senior Moments – for week of September 29

Senior Moments – for week of September 29

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – In his book titled You Can’t Go Home Again, Thomas Wolfe wrote “The voice of forest water in the night, a woman’s laughter in the dark, the…

Senior Moments – for week of September 22

Senior Moments – for week of September 22

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – One summer day in my youth I was watching a dragonfly weave and dart through the air when seemingly out of nowhere a bird swooped down and…

Senior Moments – for week of September 15

Senior Moments – for week of September 15

SHREWSBURY, Massachusetts – The recent anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on New York’s World Trade Center reminded me of how much things have changed in the past 13 years.…

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