It seems that when a person (ME) ages, certain parts dry up. Skin may become flaky and/or wrinkle, eyeballs may lose moisture, and the inner workings of the digestive system can tend to slow.
And as the days pass without significant eliminatory movement in the nether regions, one could indeed say a person (ME) is more "full of it" than usual.
Fortunately, I have found the answer to my dilemma after months of searching (bran, fiber, water, water, water, tree stumps, Miralax, raisins, more bran, oatmeal, water, water, help me I'm drowning in water, stool softeners, Metamucil, Benefiber, fiber, fiber, dynamite).
Prunes. Four to five per night as a "bedtime snack." Guaranteed results in the morning.
Borders Books is closing a good number of their stores. If you haven't been by your local Borders lately, you might want to make a point of checking it. The one in our neighborhood is 30% - 50% off of everything. I was like a kid in a ....book store. Got some good reads at some good prices! Although I must say I'm sorry to see another "in print" local store leave. I loved to browse there.
As for what the two subjects in this blog have in common?
What better place to read?
I'm sorry. Really I am.