Chair Volleyball

Chair Volleyball

  The 80-somethings at “the home” have a new sport: chair volleyball.   About a dozen of them sit on each side of a net, all in chairs. They use a nice, soft beach ball. It doesn’t matter how many times your “side” needs to hit it, to get it over the net. It’s usually...
The Elderberries: The Brace From Space

The Elderberries: The Brace From Space

By Sheila Edee   Hello? Hello? Earth calling Besties . . . contact! . . . 10-4. . . .   If I only had one of my grandson’s LED space helmets, I could win any costume contest imaginable.   Of course, this black magic “appliance” – a back brace — is doing its job,...
The Elderberries: Holding Her Hand

The Elderberries: Holding Her Hand

A few years ago, I met an adorable elderly gentleman in the mammogram waiting room. I had kidded him by asking if he was sitting there because it was a good place to pick up “girls.” He smiled; no, he was there with his wife, Edie. She came back from her procedure. He...