Why Do We Live Here?

Written by Bobbe White for “The White Pages”  WTAD.COM Why Do We Live Here? Frankly on weekends like the last one, I do not know.  It was simply too cold and icy to justify; too treacherous to visit family, stay upright while attempting to walk into work or do anything, really. All of this on… Continue reading Why Do We Live Here?

tHe FuNnY sIdE oF cHrIsTmAs

The White Pages – December 14, 2016                                                                                                 … Continue reading tHe FuNnY sIdE oF cHrIsTmAs

Mothers of the Gulf War: Vivian Drees

A mother’s worst nightmare: February 25, 1991, Vivian Drees’ son, Tony, was critically injured in the worst scud missile attack of Operation Desert Storm. This very special mom talks about it as they celebrate “25 Years Alive Day!” MOTHERS OF THE GULF WAR: VIVIAN DREES A Mother’s Perspective By Bobbe White   If we are lucky in life, we will meet someone as impactful… Continue reading Mothers of the Gulf War: Vivian Drees

Do Something Scary: ROLL SOLO!

Dad and Mom did EVERYTHING together. “Irv, we have a cocktail party Friday night.” “Mkay” he’d say. “Irv, we’re going to a couples’ shower at the Peterson’s pool.” Dad, “Sure.” Mom, “Millers want to meet us in Chicago next month.” Dad, “I’ll reschedule something. Tell them we’ll be there!” So it went for sixty-plus years.… Continue reading Do Something Scary: ROLL SOLO!

Putting A Muzzle on Mind Chatter- November 30, 2014

Originally written by Jeff – retold by Bobbe Like other babyboomer couples, Jeff and I have been stacking life’s changes: empty nest, aging careers, aging parents, aging food in the fridge and how all of these factors affect us as an aging couple. The empty nest is okay, the career horizon is a bit foggy… Continue reading Putting A Muzzle on Mind Chatter- November 30, 2014

Depression: Yuck to the Muck

Each October, as Mama Nature paints our trees in perfect shades of orange, gold and red, I always recall October, 2000. That was the fall I colored my world after wiping away the gray. I’m not talking about my hair, but my life. In October 2010, I first wrote about my depression, and seriously, I’ve… Continue reading Depression: Yuck to the Muck

When it comes to happiness, less is more!

Happy June-July readers! The cover of this week’s Time Magazine features the concept of happiness. Many countries, while less healthy/prosperous than the US, have a higher percentage of happiness. Apparently, less is more, in many cases. I found a few nuggets myself recently. Simple gestures or tasks that feel pretty good.  Here they are, for… Continue reading When it comes to happiness, less is more!