Category: life

friendship

Are You in a “Friends Recession”?

Retirement can trigger a friends recession if you let it. You need to take the initiative, and not let old friends disappear from your life.
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Christmas

Merry Christmas from “The ‘Tick.”

Merry Christmas from "the 'Tick." Hope you have a good holiday, that makes you happy and content no matter what your Christmas traditions are.
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boundaries

On Family Drama

Family drama. We all have it. But we should be careful how much family drama we make public. Because we can't always take back our words.
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bathroom renovation

November Vlog: Makeover Stories

My November vlog is about makeover stories. Our recent bathroom renovation. And an exploration of MY daily makeover wrt skincare and makeup.
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life

Running on Retirement Time

Now that I'm retired I run my life on retirement time. Which is great. Except that I now seem utterly incapable of being on time.
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conversations over the backyard fence

Over the Backyard Fence

Let's pretend that we're standing in our backyards, holding our cups of tea. And we have a good natter over the backyard fence.
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aging

Sister Support Network

When family dynamics change family relationships can suffer. But this week I've learned that my sister support network is alive and well.
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fashion

Staying Chic in the Face of Adversity

We're undergoing bathroom renovation at the moment. That has caused major adversity when it comes to staying chic. Or at least presentable.
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Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend

Pumpkins on the Porch

It's pumpkin decorating season, my friends. But not for me. Much as I love pumpkins, I refuse to conform to the norm of seasonal decorating.
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change

Season of Change?

I've always seen fall as the season of change. But now I'm wondering if I love fall for the changes it brings. Or for the opposite.
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