My trash is inaccessible to all critters be but veggie scraps go on the garden for earthworms to use their special transformation on.
Which may explain his mom’s look, since he seemed rather lethargic at the beginning of this arc.
The entertainment industry was complicit in enticing this mindset. Watch old black & white westerns & war movies. Even in more recent times many of the actors/actresses smoked on screen. On TV shows, especially those sponsored by a tobacco company, the host/hostess had a lit cigarette at hand. The soaps promoted smoking, too, especially with rebellious young women and (gasp!) doctors in the cast.
Someone with a well trained service (blind guide or assistance) dog; which may be smarter than some people.
Maybe not in today’s “age of convenience’” but like many of my generation, ironing helped pay for personal expenses when I was in college.
Thankfully she isn’t dealing with a defective ankle or knee as a result of her exuberance!
Apparently, hearing aid companies think everyone over 55 has to be deaf. My hearing is so fine tuned, I like to claim I can hear clouds floating overhead!
A cat that is quicker than the hand!
Pulling weeds, doing yard/garden work and shoveling snow, played a part in the deterioration of my back. Also had two serious falls (1996 & 2020) but with no broken bones.