Category Archives: Sons, Mothers, and Others

The struggles and bullying involved in bringing a senior complex int6o going by the law.

Sons and Mothers–and Others: About My Senior Bullying Situation

Key issues to note about the Georgian Court North situation: There are videos, photos, and numerous emails and other documentation. Motivation seems to be twofold: 1) being gay, and 2) having voiced disagreement with the  financial policy due its being … Continue reading

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The First Case Closed: Video Interview of Hildra Tague

It has been a long journey! A coop where we retired to choose to ignore the law. We disagree and are not just ostracized, but are bullied by a whole group of people. It was shocking at first. Then when … Continue reading

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Sons, Mothers, and Others: Like White Privilege, but with Straight People

Since the heartbreak of Ferguson, Missouri, more folks have given serious thought to the concept of white privilege. As informed parents of gay sons or daughters, we may feel that accepting is not enough. Such parents can find their family … Continue reading

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Sons and Mothers — and Others: Anatomy of a Senior Bully

The stories he was telling me didn’t even seem real. Senior citizens weren’t supposed to act like that. Condo association meetings are often a source of heated discussion. But threatening new residents with choking by electric cord and no one … Continue reading

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Sons and Mothers: Bob Norman Takes the Case!

I have written several times about senior bullying where I live. An investigative reporter is now on the case:-(   Thought you might enjoy seeing that we are getting some traction on the bullying and crime issue where I live:-) … Continue reading

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When Senior Bullies Are In Control

Letter to the Editor written in July of 2014 to Sun Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. When Senior Bullies are in Control I want to thank your paper for shedding light on this crucial issue. I’ve been shocked to see the … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Harvesting the Hope and Humor from Hate and Helplessness

Inspired by Marge Piercy’s The Low Road (from We Are Everywhere), as I heard it at church one morning when I was distraught with the senior bullying issues at my retirement condo I was struggling with. My thanks to her … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: The Happy Pariah

I stood up and said No to Seniors Bullying; a friend stopped visiting. We suggested a change toward a more legal condo association; Folks liked things the way they were, so they voted us down. ——————– I wrote a letter … Continue reading

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Sons and Mothers – and Others: Retirees Surprised to Learn Some Seniors Do Bullying!

Everyone knows we keep learning till we die. However, some retirees have learned one lesson that was a complete shock, and definitely not in the retirement plans! It took them by a rare and horrifying surprise to be confronted with … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: The Day the Broom Hit the Fan!

Maternal instinct can be stronger than we ever dreamed. When my sons were teens, one would spend hours working on his car. One sizzling summer evening he was in the middle of a project. He lugged a huge box fan … Continue reading

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