Category Archives: mental health

Boomer Geezer Blues

Hanging out on the Virtual Verandah with Memphis Earlene and the gang, recuperating from Labor Day festivities, which involved Single Malt Scotch. Now I’m drinking penance–unsweetened cranberry juice. In a gesture of patriotism, Memphis Earlene has renounced White Russians and … Continue reading

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Post Inauguration Blues

Woke up this morning with the Blues.  The Women’s March was outstanding, twice the size of  Littlefinger’s  Inauguration festivities and much more festive. But that was three days ago. I need a better name for the Unmentionable One. The man … Continue reading

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Cassandra on Prozac Blues

Memphis Earlene’s  drinking  White Russians this afternoon on the Virtual Veranda while I sip Coke Zero.   THree hours and 25 minutes before I can switch to Wild Turkey, but who’s counting? I’ve invited Latte Woman to join us on … Continue reading

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Memphis Earlene Schools Me Again

There’s no place in the Blues for “My Child Didn’t Get into an Elite Pre-school.Children do not belong in the Blues. Lost my Baby in the Mall? A heartstopper if you’re the parent but it’s not the Blues. ” Don’t … Continue reading

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Cannibis Candyman Blues

Poor Maureen Dowd, but how could she have known?        She hadn’t spent the early Eighties being a weekend hippie like I did.   But smoking is so hard on the lungs if you inhale. Walter White, meet Betty Crocker. … Continue reading

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Love Letter to the IRS

Dear Internal Revenue Service, This is a love letter. Bet you don’t get many of those.[1] Mind if I call you Irving? You’ve been called worse. Some think hating you is the highest form of patriotism. I, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Blue Jeans Blues

Definition of Hubris: Losing 5 pounds and deciding to get rid of all my fat jeans. “You’ll be sorry,” says Memphis Earlene. “Do it anyway,” says Scarlett, my Fashion advisor.”You can always get more on ebay.” Definition of neurotic: Losing … Continue reading

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