The Art of Graying Nebraska

Like a lotta men, they don’t talk much about their feelings. You have to watch their faces carefully.

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Do sleuths wrinkle?

In my search for mysteries featuring seasoned-yet-sharp minds, I have found mostly “capers,” usually in or around retirement homes. Someone goes missing; someone else is seen darting in and out of others’ apartments at night; a neighbor drowns in the bathtub and the daughter buys a new house – that sort of thing.  This morning

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PART IV My 80-year-old Stay-at-Home Mom

We moved into a 1938 house that had not been updated for decades, and to accommodate our needs we had to do some remodeling. Most urgently, we needed a larger bathroom for Mom’s suite and a whole new bathroom for what would be our master suite.

We chose a remodeler who qualified as a Certified

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PART II MY 80-YEAR-OLD STAY-AT-HOME MOM

Mom and Dad 1937

Mom and Dad 1937

Luckily, my husband was all for having my mother live under our roof, difficult as she could be. She loved men and he enjoyed letting her be charming. Luckily, too, we had understanding friends. One is not only a dog-lover, so one more dog under the table was not a

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My 80-year-old Stay-at-Home Mom, Part I

Mom at 19

Mom at 19

MOXIE COSMOS SAYS . . .

My artist friend Trudy is still uncertain about moving to an Assisted Living facility. Her concerns center on having space for a studio and her dog. Also, the fact that she is under 70 years old means she will be younger and abler than most

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