The Donald and Hillary

I was seventy six years old during the battle of the presidency between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – two very flawed candidates who left the country having to make a choice when voting for the President of the United States. One thing I can say for sure, no matter which of these two candidates […]

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It’s fun to be thrifty excerpt

This is an excerpt from my chapter in the book titled: It’s fun to be thrifty. “Did you know that since I became a senior my husband and I do a lot of matinees said Rosy?” She laughed and said to me, “Please get your mind out of the gutter. I am talking about movie […]

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The Brotherhood of Widowhood

“For men whose marriage ends only because of death there is often a desire to repeat the happiness they knew,” said Susan Shapiro Barash, who teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College. After reading this tidbit of information I now am able to understand why widowed men are more apt to jump right back into […]

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Excerpt from “Bring it on…you’re in your 70’s” about Parenthood

Did you know that becoming a gardener requires more preparation than parenting? And, did you know, parenting does not get any easier when you’re in your 70’s. We bring up our kids so they do not need us and then all of a sudden we are 70 something and that is when we begin to […]

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The New Year – Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is basically the Jewish New Year. It marks the beginning of the year because it is held on the traditional anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve. The period of the eight days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are known as the High Holy Days in the Jewish religion. On the […]

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Staying Informed through Inside Vero

For those of you who miss my Vero Beach – Indian River County articles on Bea-isms I would just steer you in the direction of Inside Vero. Mark Schumann and the folks who work hard at keeping Inside Vero a local e-magazine blog/newspaper have my blessings and I will continue to steer you to some […]

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Shores resident goes mad over a few bucks.

Staying Informed through Inside Vero For those of you who miss my Vero Beach – Indian River County articles on Bea-isms I would just steer you in the direction of Inside Vero. Mark Schumann and the folks who work hard at keeping Inside Vero a local e-magazine blog/newspaper have my blessings and I will continue […]

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The New Troika Strikes Again

Well, it looks like the new majority of the Vero Beach City Council will finally get their way. In a 3/2 vote, Howle, Moss and Sykes voted to sell off part of the City’s electric utility to FPL. It is almost been assured that in doing so this action will result in higher rates for […]

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Will Elected Officials Be Sued?

I have to ask you folks in Vero Beach this question. Are the citizens taking to the streets protesting that the newly elected Council members are NOT their representatives? Being that I live in Ohio and all I am seeing on the TV is protesters all over the country saying that Donald Trump is not […]

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Bea-isms is Open

I could say a lot about the Trump/Pence win and I could say a lot about the Sykes, Moss and Young win in Vero Beach but….I think I will just leave Bea-isms open to each and every one of you to make comments with your opinions if you care to. I am going to take […]

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