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May 4, 2013

As Time Goes By: Dealing with side effect of pills can really be a pain


We called the company and spoke to a representative, who advised us not to send the materials back but just “throw them away.”

Being a child of The Depression, I could not do this, so if anyone wants three unopened boxes of the “marvel of the century,” send me a note.

As time goes by, at least I will not hear the drip, drip of the faucet at night.

Henry Geerken is a three-time NYSUT award-winner writing humorous articles addressing retiree and senior citizen concerns. Geerken also writes for Sail-World, World Cruising Newsletter, regarding his many humorous sailing episodes through the years. He can be reached by email at ‘Senior Scene’ columns can be found at

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