Major announcement, kinda sorta!

Well, hey everyone! Good morning, and happy Wednesday! It's been another week of alternately loathing and trying to ignore the new neighbors, who are busily destroying every vestige of anything even remotely resembling "vegetation" that might get in the way of their planned McMansion, including not one, not two, but three beautiful cypress trees which … Continue reading Major announcement, kinda sorta!

Another effin’ blog break?? But whyyyy???

Morning, friends, fans, and relatives (and I suspect most of you are the latter, so hi, cousins!!)! Welcome to another edition of Why I Don't Feel Like Writing a Blog Post This Morning! (from Kristen Lamb's "Why I hate blogging...but do it anyway") In my defense, it's been a busy week, what with Mr. 50by60 … Continue reading Another effin’ blog break?? But whyyyy???

Do as I say, not as I do! (most of the time, anyway!)

Hey, everyone, welcome back! Remember last week, when I said that because of the heat, you shouldn't exercise? Well, guess what I did the VERY SAME DAY I posted that valuable information? Yup, I went to the gym and did a full-on sweat-inducing workout! So there you go. I'm great at giving advice, but not … Continue reading Do as I say, not as I do! (most of the time, anyway!)

Heat waves and your diet/exercise plan

Well, howdy everyone, and yep, it's another super hot week out here in Southern California! So how does all this extreme weather affect our diet and/or exercise plans, if at all? Well, I don't know about you, but when it's so hot outside that I can feel the heat radiating inwards through the walls, I … Continue reading Heat waves and your diet/exercise plan

It’s so hot even this post is melting!

Well, hey, loyal readers! You may have noticed this post is a little late. That's because it's currently [checks pyrometer] 114 degrees Fahrenheit here in the beautiful San Fernando Valley! So I decided to do all my vigorous stuff (exercise, shopping, etc.) in the [relative] cool of the morning (I say "relative" because it was … Continue reading It’s so hot even this post is melting!

Back from vakay – and a Weight Watchers decision!

Hey everyone! Just got home from vakay - literally, less than an hour ago! I've already cleaned out my gorgeous rental car and moved all my crap back into my less-than-gorgeous-but-still-serviceable beater car. Tomorrow morning I'll return Gorgeous and start the process of returning to "normal," whatever that may be. And as part of that … Continue reading Back from vakay – and a Weight Watchers decision!

Let’s try this again, shall we?

Okay, so now that I'm COVID-free, I'm gonna try the Phoenix vacation again next week. Which means I won't be posting one of the wonderful blog posts you've all come to know and love! So this week, instead of talking about COVID and complaining about the patriarchy, how's about I talk about how I'm doing … Continue reading Let’s try this again, shall we?

Good news and good day!

Hey everyone! Well, right after I posted last week about Mr. 50by60 testing positive, guess what happened to yours truly? Yup, we both had it! So we both had to stay home, avoiding human contact, including each other, as much as is possible in a house with one bathroom (although we DO have a back … Continue reading Good news and good day!

The Best-Laid Plans of Mice, Men, and Moi!

Uh, yeah, about that vakay I was planning to take this week ... Poor Mr. 50by60 came home from work Friday with an uncomfortable feeling, which got worse over the next day -- fever, cough, the works. And yours truly was ALL SET for that road trip to Phoenix, with the rental car that (theoretically!) … Continue reading The Best-Laid Plans of Mice, Men, and Moi!

Yep, time once again for another VAKAY!

Well, a big hello to all my friends out in Blog Reading Land! Let's see, I spy with my little eye: Stevie, Laura, Garold, Penny, Rachel, Irene, Bill, Becky, Bernie -- and of course, MARGARET, my #1 fan (on Facebook anyway!). Great to have you all here, and I'm sure you'll be just devastated to … Continue reading Yep, time once again for another VAKAY!