Brookdale Blogs

Bingo Babe Jane

Virginia Wylie December 31, 2016

Jane is real and she was very happy this day.   Babes and Boys filled the Bingo room The experts played two cards each Those with one card faced certain doom Jane and I had a goal to reach To play one card only and win a bit Bev, the caller, began th... Read more


Betty Ago December 30, 2016

This news article from CNN caught my attention because I really love libraries.  “Nov 7, 2016 - The world's oldest library gets a 21st century face lift. Al-Qarawiyyin library in Fez, Morocco, is the world's oldest, continuously running library. It d... Read more

More Personal Auto Biographies

Bernie Block December 28, 2016

~~~ Our Car Disappeared in Hawaii      On our 50th Anniversary, we flew to Hawaii with another couple and boarded a cruise ship for a 7-day vacation of the Islands, as well as a sojourn to Christmas Island (the largest atoll in the Pacific and discov... Read more

Three Gifts Grandparents Bring to the Family

Carol Cummings, BSN, RN December 26, 2016

This is one of my favorite weeks of the year  – time between Christmas and New Year’s. It is sort of holiday and sort of not. It’s like the rest at the bottom of the hill on a roller coaster. The excitement of Christmas is over and we haven’t gotten ... Read more

Christmas Elf

Virginia Wylie December 24, 2016

This poem was also published in "Diary of Poems."  I have used these holiday poems many times for meetings and parties in the past.   Christmas Eve found Santa Clause At work without a pause Elves hurried and they scurried Time grown short they also ... Read more

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