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Wrap-around a Word

Last week I blogged about sandwiches, or the so-called sandwich generation of which I am a part of.  That generation that is faced with pressures (hence the squishy sandwich between two breads)  from two groups of loved ones, parents and children. Now, while sandwiches have always been a basic staple of childhood and life, and therefore worthy of being used as the prototype metaphor for an eager writer attempting to convey an idea, I find a new trend these days in “food’ as well as ‘food-used-as-metaphor.’

Enter the Wrap.

The wrap is a new concept. Rather modern. Think tuna wraps, avocado wraps, vegetable wraps, and any-food-you-want-to-display wrap. Wraps are those thin, flaky, not-so-tasty beige, green or orange coverings that replace the regular white, whole wheat, pumpernickel, or rye bread slices for making a sandwich.  You just wrap the flaky dough around the food, and voila! You have a pretty sandwich. Continue reading


DIY or Delegate

One of the perks of being “middle-aged” (okay, okay a loaded phrase..) is becoming wiser. Being able to differentiate and decide between the when,, the where, the how, the why. Knowing the difference between things, discerning, and then acting upon it. And also: when to “do it myself/yourself” (DIM or DIY)  or when to get others to “do it for me” (DIFM?).

These days, I find myself doing less, and delegating more. For example, I don’t take pictures so much anymore (see previous post!), but I relax and ask my kids to email me the pictures that they have taken. Now that’s called DELEGATING. Not that I’m adverse to snapping a picture of my grandkids performing the most incredible feat that no other woman’s grandchild has ever ever accomplished. No. That’s not it. Continue reading


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