Month: November 2001

  • Jospeh’s plans for retirement

    Hubby’s list of post-retirement projects long At 40 my husband was one man who could see no sense in retiring before he was at least 70. At 60 he re-considered his brash youthful statements – retiring at 65 might not be such a bad idea – it would give him time to tackle the myriad…

  • Sitting in the No-No room

    Weekends with the grandchildren in New Orleans are as varied as the city, but never dull not even when we just sit on the futon playing with the pre-schoolers while my son checks something on the computer. His little kids enjoy every minute of their time in the forbidden “No-No” room. During a recent visit…

  • Chocolate benefits

    Chocoholics rejoice! Now you can enjoy chocolate ice cream and cake, creamy rich candy bars and the moist chewy wonder of brownies knowing that they are doing something good for your body. Surely, all the women of America cheered at the recently released results of a study funded by the American Cocoa Research Institute. The…

  • Cost of fighting terror

    The Constitutional watch dogs are on guard after the Congress skipped some committee reviews and pushed the anti-terrorist bill through both houses with overwhelming approval. President Bush to signed it into law Oct. 26, less than two months after the Sept. 11 attacks. Many aspects of the bill were long over due. It updates existing…