Monthly Archives: January 2016

Spike, Jada, And A Little Gold-Plated Statuette Named Oscar

In all honesty, I am really, really trying to work on two posts. One post will be on my new healthy diet and the other on travel. But the news media threw me a bone and I felt compelled to … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Travels

First of all, this post has nothing to do with Star Trek’s The Trouble With Tribbles! Trust me, Tribbles would have been a better option than the troubles with the flight we had! What it does have to do with … Continue reading

Posted in France, Jacques Dutronc, Repettos, Rondini Sandals, City Pharma, nan & nin, Shit happens, The return from France, Travel Plans Gone Wrong, Travel Troubles, Uncategorized | 25 Comments

Happy “Blogiversary” To Me!

It’s hard to believe that one year ago “Atypical60” was born!  So, is it really a Blogiversary?  Or is it more of a Blirthday?  You know what? It doesn’t matter. I offer all readers a piece of this cake. I’m off carbs … Continue reading

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Shit Old Ladies Do

I’m becoming increasingly pissed off at the way women over 50, or in my case, women 60 and over, i.e. OLD LADIES are treated. The fashion industry sucks when it comes to older women. I’m not talking haute couture—let’s face … Continue reading

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Booking My Plight

The past weekend was a lazy one.  Rain put a damper on any long walks my delusions would have me take with Chippy.  I had to do color my roots. Chippy can run around the house on those rainy days … Continue reading

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Good Bye Starman

Our world lost a great musician and talent.  The shock is still with me. But you know what? Our starman is now in another universe.  I like to believe that he’s on top of a star in the heavens and … Continue reading

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Disorganized Crime. Part Two

Thursday, January 07, 2016. Friday, January 8, 2016. (I procrastinated) I finally wrote and posted Disorganized Crime. Part One yesterday morning! Now for Disorganized Crime–Part Two: We left off with my timeline at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, January 5.  My … Continue reading

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Disorganized Crime. Part One.

Truthfully, I have so much to say about nothing. But before I can do that, I need to get organized.  It’s a weird thing.  When I was employed, my organization skills were stellar. I’m pretty sure that’s because I was … Continue reading

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And Just How Long DOES It Take To Do A Load Of Wash?

Well now, if you are me, it depends on the load of wash.  Yesterday I decided to give one of our sofas a well-needed cleanse.   Since it was the beginning of the New Year, and the tree and all things … Continue reading

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A Fun-Filled New Year’s Day. We Took The Tree Down.

The 2015 Christmas season is officially boxed up and in hibernation until later this year.  Oh. Can you believe it?  It isn’t “Christmas next year“.   Next Christmas is the end of this year—2016.  Actually, I have to run to the … Continue reading

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