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The Age Guidebook

Today my newlywed daughter is coming to visit. Yay! She is a precious gem in my life, and truly a ray of sunshine.

I love the new relationship we have formed since her marriage. 612 more words


Of Coffee, Ice Cream and Soccer Shoes

My friend Liz and I are in that sweet spot between Menopause (been there, done that) and Medicare (not there, not needing that).

She called me the other day and said, “I have two things to ask you.” 1,155 more words


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Old soldiers never die

I’ve been feeling a bit subdued by the death this week of a favourite uncle, and, as I’m thinking rather a lot about him, I might as well make him the subject of this post. 1,018 more words

Day To Day Life

Sweating The Small Stuff

I’m not much of a worrier.

I’m a basically optimistic person, and I tend to believe that everything will work out okay. And it usually does. 840 more words


The rising number of aging LGBT individuals and their worries about the future

Currently, there are at least 3 million LGBT individuals in the U.S. who are over 55 years of age. This figure is expected to double in 20 years. 271 more words

While we're at it.

Like any true expat, I yearn for an original state of memory and insist on maintaining rigorous standards of nostalgia that reality can never uphold. A recent conversation with the better wordsmith brought up the issue of linguistic purity again. 379 more words


Time To Celebrate

Technically, it’s my birthday. Not that you’d be able to tell around my house since I’ve been vetoed on everything I’ve wanted to do today. Yeah, I’m a little bitter. 79 more words