The Big Five O

I’m counting down the days to the big 50. Why there is such an emphasis on reaching that particular milestone? There is no big 21, 40, 65, or 100. 883 more words


Earlier this week, I met up with one of my old friends for a nice long chat. Now, when I say “old”, I mean to say that I have known her for a very long time. 921 more words

An amazing 2015 and what next?

If anybody had said at the beginning of this year that I would be cycling through the Alps raising over £10,000  for Hope Against Cancer… 660 more words


2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about…

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How to Turn 51 Gracefully

‘ve never been one of those people who absolutely dreads their birthday. I was married to a man who saw every birthday as a curse and I always wondered why; doesn’t it beat the alternative?” 1,568 more words

Feel-Good Friday

Just Have a Treat, Lady; You Need One!

Angry old lady

For those who know me, know I am very good with seniors. I’m a public speaker who gives lectures at assisted living facilities and libraries. 705 more words

The gift of seeing your spouse age "immediately"

In our ever-increasing age of body modification, the need for perfection seems to include a little nip and tuck, lift or enhance.  With that in mind I sure loved this  refreshing breathe of fresh air.   74 more words