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On Birthday Magic and the Origins of Family

Today my sister would be celebrating her 50th birthday. 50! And my dad is celebrating his birthday, too. The date is intermingled – an event that was always a dual celebration in our house. 481 more words

Baby at 50?

Hoda Kotb just became a first time mom at 52. Janet just had a baby at 50. 

Is starting parenting in your 50s a sign of the times or a mistake? 287 more words

Bet On Black

45. Sit my DipABRSM - part 2

Just last week I had an email from the Associated Board for the Royal Schools of Music, apologising for the delayed issue of Diploma results from the winter session. 377 more words

52 Week Photo Challenge - Week 7 - Red

I definitely had something else in mind when I thought of Red for this week. It coincided with Valentine’s Day, so one would think. Nada. I’ve been crazy running around, my daughter hasn’t been feeling well, I just wasn’t feeling it.   175 more words


Monti Bussia 2004, Barolo DOCG, Italy

A gift from a neighbor, I was not sure what to expect.  A slight bricking on the edges of an otherwise pale purple sheen.  On the nose, a beautiful bouquet of mushroom, cherry and bacon.   92 more words