Author Archives: sheageswithclass

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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Book of the Month: “Crossing to Safety” by Wallace Stegner

A beautifully-written book in all aspects.  Here are a couple of my favorite passages: “Seen in geological perspective, we are fossils in the making, to be buried and eventually exposed again for the puzzlement of creatures of later eras.  Seen … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

Yours in aging with class, Jane

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Visiting the Old Folk

              Little treasures come to visit, Four and two and one. Energy abounding constant, Forts to build, such fun!                     Dyeing colored eggs for Easter … Continue reading

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