Can’t You Just Sit There and Be Quiet?

    Nurse White shops for Korey’s recovery. (Note: side pocket wine is for the nurse.)   Last week, Korey, needed a nurse for post- dental surgery in Washington D.C. Mom to the rescue! Does having four wisdom teeth pulled in eighteen minutes count as surgery? I don’t know, because: I never got wisdom teeth.… Continue reading Can’t You Just Sit There and Be Quiet?

Why I Gave Him the Finger

To those I’ve interrupted, “Guilty as charged”.   It’s recommended that we find our “third place” to write, do taxes, work, read, pay bills, think, study, sketch, paint, workout or meditate. I tried a Third Place on Sunday.   What and where is your third place?   It’s not home, or work.   It is… Continue reading Why I Gave Him the Finger

Puppygate: gauging aging.

 Bobbe White/1.13.18.      We have an unconventional method for gauging aging at the White house. It involves baby gates to keep Lily White, the black Lab, from roaming room to room. After reading, you’ll understand how gates experience aging cycles, not unlike humans.   For Puppy Lily, we used 24” gates. She never attempted… Continue reading Puppygate: gauging aging.

HaPpY dO yEaR!

Bobbe White   My extremely wise friend, Lisa Pemberton, says, “Ask not what are you doing, but ARE you doing?” She knows me well. If anything speaks my truth, this is it.   When our son, Nick, was a little pup, he’d ask many times a day, “Doing?” We would tell him, but he never… Continue reading HaPpY dO yEaR!

Get It, Girl

wtad.com/white pages/7.19.17 “When you know your why, you can endure anyhow.” John O’Leary     Last Tuesday was a difficult day, one of many, because that’s life.  There was the day we had to take Dad’s keys away. That was a doozy. Or maybe when we moved Dad into the Veterans Home – without Mom.… Continue reading Get It, Girl

Hair Day Goes to the Dogs

wtad.com/white pages/7.19.17 Bobbe White       Once a month is hair cut day, at 7:00 with Kris. That way, I always try to take the 7:00 A.M. slot – you know, FIFO: first in/first out. Plus, it’s quiet, as none of the other stylists or aestheticians schedule patients – I mean clients – that… Continue reading Hair Day Goes to the Dogs

To Nag, or Not To Nag?

wtad.com/white pages/6.22.17 Bobbe White Define nag: noun 1. annoy or irritate (a person) with persistent fault-finding or continuous urging. 2. horse especially : one that is old or in worn-out condition. Nag comes from Middle English nagge; akin to Dutch negge small horse. First known use: 15th century. In other words, women have been nagging… Continue reading To Nag, or Not To Nag?

alzHACKer’s disease:  Helpful hacks for improving your communication efforts

Written for WTAD White Pages 4-7-17 Bobbe White                                                                                              … Continue reading alzHACKer’s disease:  Helpful hacks for improving your communication efforts

The Newlywed Game – 40 years later

Written for WTAD.COM/WHITE PAGES 3/09/17 Bobbe White Forty years ago today, on March 9, 1977, Jeff showed up at my Florida apartment in the middle of the night, with a Buick Skylark full of his stuff. And a ring. I was finishing an internship in Winter Park, FL. I figured if went far enough away… Continue reading The Newlywed Game – 40 years later