If My Mother Died Today

I love my mother. But if she passed away today I would be thankful. That doesn’t make me a heartless, horrible daughter; I only want her to be free from earthly constraints and permanent disability. She has lived in a nursing home for more than five years. After suffering from serious car wrecks, numerous falls […]

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Knocked Down and Laid Up

For the past six weeks, I’ve followed a rigorous ritual every morning: I strap on a knee brace, grimace in pain, swear, and then hobble to the kitchen for coffee because it’s too early for booze. I’m in pain because I have a torn meniscus over a cracked bone in my knee and open, festering […]

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Please Join us for “A Taste of Humor”

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-taste-of-humor-tickets-13641495079 A Taste of Humor Mill Park Publishing Friday, November 21, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (MST) Copy and click on the link to order tickets for this fun event at Olive and Vyne in Eagle. Join local author Elaine Ambrose for a humorous reading from her award-winning book Midlife Cabernet.       Publishers Weekly wrote […]

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Small Print Makes us See Red

Here is a clear plea, written in legible 12-point type, from middle-aged women to package designers. Increase the size of the print on your products because our eyesight is weaker, our patience is shorter, and our brand loyalty is volatile. Give us big type or skip the hype because we’re not buying it anymore. There […]

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Join us for “A Taste of Humor” on Nov. 21

https://atasteofhumor.eventbrite.com Here’s the link to the Eventbrite registration form for our fun event on November  21 at Olive and Vyne, 600 South Rivershore Lane in Eagle. The party starts at 6:30 pm! Join local author Elaine Ambrose for a humorous reading from her award-winning book Midlife Cabernet.       Publishers Weekly wrote that the book is “laugh-out-loud funny.” […]

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Why Funny is Always Fashionable

  You know you’re at peace with yourself and the universe if you can enter a crowded social function, scan the room, and then join the group creating the most laughter. After a certain age, you don’t waste time with pseudo-intellectuals, plastic-faced divas, or over-styled drama queens; especially if they’re your relatives. Just trot your […]

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