Hi, I am Pat. Welcome to my blog, a place where I can write, rant and rave into the blogosphere about the adventures and misadventures of everyday life. My mission here with boomerrantz is to express some ageing boomer opinions about how I perceive the world around me, in all its glory and carbuncles.
Reality bites: I have come to the conclusion that I’m still shrinking. It’s been a gradual process, but I think I got the first clue of my true adult size when I fell off my platform shoes in the 1970’s. But thankfully, along came the 80’s with 4 and 5 inch stilettos, big hair and monster […]
Well folks, it’s been quite a year of world disasters, the usual corruption in politics and enough nasty Trump-induced breaking news to make my ears bleed. Seriously! So as we turn our thoughts to gentler things at this time of year, I struggle to put all this behind me and think kinder thoughts of my […]
She could be someone you know, she’s not alone in this situation. But this is her story. Taking care of her husband is an all-consuming task every day, all day, all the time. Some days she feels like she’s disappearing. But then she looks in the mirror and she’s still there; still breathing, still brushing […]
I need to tell you a story: Prologue: The other day, I sat in the lobby of my condo building waiting for Hubsey to pick me up at the front door. As I sat on the bench, I admired the beautiful Christmas decorations all around me. A team of dedicated volunteers take time out of […]