Category: life

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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acting our age

On Acting Our Age

I'm thinking that we all need to stop worrying if we're acting our age. And just get on with whatever pleases us.
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childhood memories

Summertime and the Living Ain’t Easy

Summertime living has never been easy for me. Since I was a kid, the thought of summertime social swimming situations has caused me angst.
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Facebook

Why the Internet Makes Me Crazy.

There are so many reasons the internet makes me crazy. Some days, anyway. Here are just a couple of reasons.
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friendship

Small Kindnesses and Other Stories

This week Hubby is away & I've been enjoying my solitude. And in the wake of my mum's death thinking of the value of small kindnesses.
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family

A New Era Begins

It's the end of an era in my family. And the beginning of a new one.
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family

Spring Flooding & Other Miscellany.

I'm thinking of spring flooding this week, my friend. The water is rising in New Brunswick, and I am thinking of home. For many reasons.
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books

Surviving a Spring Black-Out

I survived the great spring black-out of 2023. With the help of a log fire, my ski underwear, and a really, really great book.
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life

Apologies from the Sick Room

My meatier posts have been postponed due to illness my friends. So here's a little rambling reminiscing about salt water gargling.
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evolution of language

Down a Language Rabbit Hole

I fell down a couple of language rabbit holes this week. Discussing words and expressions. Precipitated by my new Zara jeans.
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