Saturday, September 18, 2010


Been a while since I posted.  Life has been busy.  Which is a good thing.  Spent Labor day weekend camping with M up at the PA Grand Canyon for a 4 day weekend.  Got to site see.  I'm not sure what I expected. But it isn't like the Grand Canyon, but it is a huge gorge.  Lots more forest and trees.  We biked along the rail trail - which parallels the river at the bottom of the gorge.  At most it is a 2% grade.  The temps were cold.  In the 50's and dropped into the 40's at night.  That's cold when you are staying in a tent.  But we did ok.  We have a huge tent - 10'x20' with room to stand in it.  divides into two rooms.  Basically we have more room that many of the RV's that were staying beside us.  The following weekend we took another long 4 day weekend camping trip down to the shore.  Went down in Delaware and stayed at Cape Henlopen which is outside of Lewes.  Again we stayed in the huge tent. Temps were great - in the 60's - 70's.  We biked everywhere from camp.  Some great trails, and unlike roads here at home, they have lots of bike lanes, and are familiar with the idea of sharing the road.  Here in PA where we live, even on the "bike routes" there is rarely a bike lane, and motorists are rude.  Most roads also don't have sidewalks either so if you walk or ride you trust traffic to pay attention.  The weekend before Labor Day we also had a nice weekend, at home, just the two of us.  W had gone off to visit one of his women friends - he's quite the casanova. 
Which is great.  He's a sweet guy, in good shape for 70, and loves life.  Who says life has to end when you get to be a senior citizen.  Apparently that includes an active sex life.  I don't want details, but I'm happy to know he is able to have fun.  Long as no one gets hurt - what's the harm?  One problem he has is trying to juggle mutliple women at the same time.  He is back here now, and has one of his ex's visiting from Co.  But I think he really likes this one that he just got back from visiting.  So guess at some point he will have to decide if he is going to settle down.  M claims that now that we have her dad living with us, I should now understand her better, her sister just says I must be a saint to deal with living with both M & W, LOL.
Right now, I have a slight delima and am having to research a product that W's new g/f is swearing is the cure for everything.  W has bought into the speil, which my gut is saying do you hear "snake oil?" or pyramid scheme? Come on, drink the koolaid and you too can believe.  Apparently there is a whole line of products.  Including some sort of stuff W put on his face which cleared up his rosacea while he was in SC. The juice drink is supposed to give you all sorts of energy, help people with MS, help people with joint problems, all sorts of things.  According to the testimonials W had heard a tape on, all sorts of people gave up all their med's and were able to just drink the juice and were able to walk again, and have energy they never had before, and suddenly live fuller lives.  I was always raised to be a skeptic - if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is, and there is no free lunch, etc.
M however promised W that we would hear and investigate this stuff with an open mind.  Ok, so anything is possible, and there could be something to at least some of this stuff.  So now I'm researching some sort of juice stuff called xango, and mangosteen.  For something that is supposed to be the biggest thing since sliced bread, I've not heard of it before.


Diane J Standiford said...

You are still biking, rejoice, you may be in the % that will have a mild case of MS. Drink the stuff and you too can become a testimonial for it! Hey, this retirement home I'm in has sex all over the place. Elevators are as hoppin' as on Grey's Anatomy. My partner (I'll call her K over here, when in Rome...) K and I got busy on the elevator here too---something about the closed space and who knows when the doors will open?! 000, HEY! It's a thrill when you are 1. in your 80s and 2. both in wheel chairs!
70s is YOUNG. Go W Go!

MS Day Dreamer said...

Diane, thanks. Glad to here sex is alive and well in your retirement home. And I think it is cool that you and Karenlee still have fun in the elevators. that's great.
And yes, I consider myself lucky that I'm still biking and up and moving around - though sometimes I bike better than I walk, but hey. And other times it makes M nervous to ride behind me when we are biking, she thinks I'm wobbly, I tell her it's the bike, lol.
I also think it is great that W, or perhaps I should call him casanova is still going strong.
As for giving testimonials. I doubt I will become a spokesperson for anything - I'm too skeptical to believe in most testimonials, and might just nauseate myself if I became one of those kind of people. lol now I sound judgemental don't I?