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40 year old advises 30 year old self

Once I was eleven years old, my daddy told me,
“Go get yourself a wife or you’ll be lonely.” la la la
We’ve heard the lyrics to Lukas Graham’s chart topper song and wondered wow that’s a bit young. 496 more words

Question Of The Week

Let The Winds Blow

Baby, it’s blowin’ outside.  Thunder rolls.  But we are safe inside our little cave.  Still living and sleeping in shifts with interludes between.

I know I am changing.   306 more words

Retire Or Reinvent

Sunday Travels

Monday Morning Musings:

“It is not down in any map; true places never are.”

–Herman Melville

A trip to see my mother,

not the one of birth…

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Poised and Ready Ready Ready

I have been warned.  Trader trades in the morning.  Do NOT come home from work and quietly sit on the sofa in the same room muttering sorry sorry when I kick something or move around. 178 more words

Retire Or Reinvent

The House of Knowledge

So I came across some notes made at some point in the past, when I seem to have been considering a new or different job, possibly a change in career, certainly a change in direction. 636 more words


Menopausal Mama

Today I want to lift the lid on a phase in a woman’s life which is often considered ‘secret women’s business’. As a consequence many are left to suffer in silence. 1,332 more words