Any parent of a child who is stuck indoors during a rainy day knows the continual complaint “what’s there to do!” For those of us who enjoy crafty hobbies, we are equally as familiar with the pleads from our family and friends – “please, no more doilies!” While the joy of exploring our hobbies can […]
Bring on the Spring!
Gardening is my happy place. Give me a plot of dirt, my trowel, and some little seedlings, and I am as happy as a tick on a blue hound! And though working in the garden is emotionally uplifting, as I age it’s getting a little harder physically. My back gets cramped up. My knees creak. […]
Pets and Seniors – A Great Combination
Playing catch with Fido. Stroking Fluffy as she sits in your lap. Feeding Tweety as he swings on his swing. There are simple pleasures to be had by caring for a pet. But did you also know owning a pet can be good for your health? Pets can help reduce stress, lower blood pressure, increase […]