Category: life

childhood friends

Friend of My Youth

Talking about one friend of my youth today. With whom I was friends only briefly, but who was a big part of my childhood. Oh, and cats.
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aging

High Heels and a Zimmer Frame

Fear of aging is rampant these days. Not sure why. Seniors are reportedly the happiest and most mentally stable of all ages. What's to fear?
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blog anniversary

Thoughts on a Snowy Winter Morning

This week marks the ten year blog anniversary of High Heels in the Wilderness. Ten years doing anything is worth celebrating, I think.
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Christmas

Merry Christmas from Here, There, and Everywhere.

Merry Christmas from here, there, and everywhere. Hubby and I have made our fantasy Christmas destination wish list. What's on your list?
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aging

Just Life Lately

Time seems to be slip sliding away faster than usual, my friends. Rushing and galloping, more like. But that's just life, isn't it?
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emotional effects of good hair

The Limits of Good Hair

I know there are situations when a good hair day will have no effect on my mood or my confidence. I just haven't encountered one yet.
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books

That September Feeling

I'm slow to capture that September feeling this year. But I'm being patient with myself. And slowly becoming absorbed in things I love to do.
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family

Saying Goodbye to “Doris from Devon”

My mum passed away in May, and we said our final goodbyes last week. Goodbye to Dorena from Devon. Aka Doris from Devon.
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Barbie girl

My Visit to Barbieland

We visited Barbieland last week. I'm a Barbie girl from way back. But I found myself a bit ambivalent about the movie.
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books

Staving Off the Summer Doldrums

I've been afflicted with the summer doldrums lately for any number of reasons. Here's what I'm doing to stave it off.
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