Sleep Study: The Final Chapter

I finally have my CPAP machine. Thanks to COVID/DELTA everything moves at a snail’s pace in the medical world. After my final study I was fitted with a surprisingly comfortable “mask” that goes on below my nose. It did not trigger my claustrophobia so that is a plus. It is uber quiet and I getContinue reading “Sleep Study: The Final Chapter”

Grandparents Raising Grandkids

I think the official term is “kinship care” or something like that. Grandparents have been raising their children’s children for a very long time. There are all sorts of circumstances that lead up to grandparents becoming “surrogate” parents for grandchildren. War, poverty, death of parents, abuse and neglect, mental illness, teen pregnancy, military deployment andContinue reading “Grandparents Raising Grandkids”

What Happens To Birthdays After We Die?

I mean, I know WE do not celebrate but do the living who are left behind? I wonder this because today is my Uncle Alex’s birthday or would have been had he not passed away. He would have been 93 today. It is cool that his birthday fell on Earth Day this year because heContinue reading “What Happens To Birthdays After We Die?”

Honest Review of Minari From A Korean Immigrant

Have you watched Minari yet? Friday evening, I went to my sister’s house and fixed Ttokbukki, drank White Claw and watching Minari on Amazon Prime. We decided it was worth $20.00 to not be in a COVID filled theater with less than stellar food. I’m so glad we did. Minari is not for everyone soContinue reading “Honest Review of Minari From A Korean Immigrant”

Phone Scammers Are Vile

Dishonest people have a special place in my heart – the black, resentful part. I think scammers are the most despicable of all dishonest people. They deserve a special place in hell for taking advantage of vulnerable people like the elderly. A few years ago, my sweet father was scammed $500 by a man whoContinue reading “Phone Scammers Are Vile”