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These are the major trends I see this Spring. Some of them are classics that come back every year, like the t-shirt and some of them are new like the quilted bag. 29 more words

Women Over 40


Years ago whilst driving home from work, I turned the last roundabout into my street to the unmistakable sound of a Beach Boys song knowing full well that it was coming from my house. 316 more words


A Week In Which A Mellow Bean Lets It Go

I’m hiding in our home office this morning.  Adjacent to the foyer and away from the kitchen, it’s a room with French doors that I can close when need be. 271 more words

Snippets Of Life


Let age not be your excuse for life. After hearing 70 year old Michael Douglas, who is still working after beating cancer, talk on today’s Ellen show, of his 98 year old father Kirk, who has just finished his eleventh book of poems, I am inspired to live each day with purpose. 179 more words


Feels Good to Be Back!

I’m back!  I know…it’s been a long time since my last post.  Here’s what’s been happening.

First off, the question you are probably wondering about most…how’s my dad?   239 more words

Personal Essays

Aging with grace

Weathered storms in style.
Peeling paint, her fashion trend.
Timeless look remains.


The chickens have flown from the coop!

Hello once again!

Something extremely scary is taking place in our household.  Our last child, a very excited boy, has just departed the family home. 440 more words