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My Gift, My Birthday

December beckons me with a fair amount of sentimentality and ambivalence. I’ve had difficulty embracing all that this month holds for my life especially now as I anticipate turning 70 years old. 585 more words

Day To Day

How My Mother Paid Her Dues


Sitting in the chair by the window

Sitting in a chair with big wheels

Thinking of her recent past

moving fast, but now so slow… 242 more words

Life's Lessons


When I was young (just a few years back) I hung around with a group of friends. It was a lot like the “Friends” TV show except we didn’t live in an apartment in NYC and we were all women. 455 more words


The sister-in-law chronicles

This post is about my sister-in-law (SIL) with the recent shoulder injury and replacement.

Every family has one. The crazy person that brings life to parties and chaos to life. 656 more words


I Am Clumsy But With My Priorities In The Right Place

I fell on my face at Goodwill. Literally.

On a beautiful sunny afternoon, I parked in front of the donation door at our local Goodwill.  I started pulling items out of the trunk of my car, and was carrying two folding chairs, one in each hand, when I tripped over a 3″ high little curb painted a jazzy shade of yellow. 172 more words


Week 1: The Journey Begins

The journey begins… You and I are about to get to know each other pretty well. I have always struggled with my self image, but what woman can truly say they haven’t. 589 more words

Is 60 the new 40? Heck no!

We Baby Boomers are so sure the universe revolves around us that we refuse to get old: is 60 is the new 40? Heck no! 707 more words

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