Tag Archive: love

Pump Up The Volume – When Aging Parents Need Hearing Aids

Hearing aid

‘I GUESS your grandmother was right, Pussycat’, my mother ruefully admits in the car on the way to get fitted for a hearing aid. “That certain something that annoys you about another person is exactly what will afflict you.” After years of kvetching about having to constantly repeat herself to my father, my mother’s ear infection…

Blast From The Past – Can We Really Be Just Friends?

blast from the past

“ARGH, why didn’t you break up with your boyfriend before we went away!?  We could’ve… you know… I still lust for you.” Lexie, a newly divorced girlfriend indignantly recites this email snippet to me during an emergency phone pow-wow. It is the juicy part of correspondence just in from Tim, her handsome, charming male friend of…