Author Archives: sheageswithclass

Day Two – Max in Texas

JUNE 25, 2017 Dear Max, You repeatedly asked how long the drive was going to take to my house.  It would be more than an hour.  It was then that I realized that we needed to be better prepared for … Continue reading

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Day One, cont.

All during the time my older son was entertaining the little ones with his artwork, Maiga, my DIL, was working hard in the kitchen preparing a fantastic lunch and dinner for all of us to enjoy. I wish I had … Continue reading

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Three months ago I announced that I was back to writing in my blog after a three-year hiatus, and then, once again, disappeared.  This is certainly no way to “age with class.”  Ha ha ha… But, life happens.  My 93-year-old … Continue reading

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I’m Back!

It’s been just about three years since my last post.  Where did they go, and what happened? We up and moved from Massachusetts to Texas Hill Country, for one.  It was time for me to retire.  I could never have … Continue reading

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One Month So Far “Off” Sugar

So many previous posts bemoaning my sugar addiction.  Particularly ice cream addiction.  So, I decided to carpe diem and stop moaning and wailing. I gave up sugar on April 18.  Or, at least, that was what I thought I was … Continue reading

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“Try to be a Rainbow in Someone’s Cloud.”

Maya Angelou…RIP… “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said; people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” “My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and … Continue reading

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Grandparenting 101, cont.

Day One (Friday, May 9) A four-hour drive to Brooklyn that included a 10-mile backup in CT on Rte. 95 to visit son, Koji, Maiga (my DIL), and grandson, Sean, now 16 months old already.  After a Mother’s Day lunch, … Continue reading

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