Baby Boomer

Spangles? Is that you?!

Posted on October 6, 2016 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM10 Comments Meg, YY, and Carole Jean – missing Laverne Three of the Hong Kong four were happy to be together at the thirtieth airline reunion of TIA (Transamerica). We flew during an era that was wild and woolly.We did things that cannot be repeated […]

Playboy Bunny Ring Girl?

Posted on August 9, 2016 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM9 Comments Anybody have a Playboy Bunny suit hanging in your closet? I mean the real deal, not one of those lingerie imitations that comes in a clear plastic bag and has all the parts including the puffy bunny tail for $19.99. It has […]

Reset, Recharge, Rejoice!

Posted on December 31, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COMLeave a comment Look where the shoes took me! I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man who had no feet. (Author unknown or Old Persian Proverb – whichever you prefer.) It’s been quite the year. My life imploded, crashing in on my […]

How to Go From Sad to Glad

Posted on December 13, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM12 Comments It’s the holidays – a time of joy for some, a time of loneliness and longing for others. While some people are caught up in the whirlwind of buying, buying, buying others are wracking their brains to come up with someone to buy […]

On the Verge of Homeless – Part 5

Posted on November 4, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM9 Comments How to furnish a vacant apartment on a shoestring… I jumped through the hoops and I got the apartment – the vacant apartment. It does come with appliances for which I am grateful, not to mention ecstatic about the bathtub. I adore luxuriating […]

On the Verge of Homeless- Part 4

Posted on November 1, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM18 Comments “What is your pet policy?” I asked. The interviewer replied, “No pets allowed except for service and companion animals.” “Companion animals?” I brightened noticeably,thinking, Toby’s a companion animal. He’s my constant companion.  She went on to say a doctor’s note was needed to obtain the […]

On the Verge of Homeless – Part 3

Posted on October 30, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM7 Comments It was interview day! Having spent almost three decades as a real estate agent, I knew about paperwork. When I started as an agent in 1984, the purchase contract was a mere two pages. By the time I did my last transaction, the […]

On the Verge of Homeless – Part 2

Posted on October 29, 2015 by CAROLEJEAN’SCAPERS@WORDPRESS.COM14 Comments When Linda assured me that not only was I welcome in her guest house, I was a much needed cheerful presence as she has suffered the loss of too many close friends in the last year or so. We are at that […]