Category: life

bibliotherapy

What Does Solace Look Like?

What does solace look like for you? A warm bath and candles? A soothing and engaging book? A sisters' shopping adventure? All of the above?
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fashion cure

Can Fashion Cure What Ails You?

This sounds hopelessly shallow, but sometimes fashion is the best medicine for me. A cure for worried sleepless nights and difficult days.
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blogging

Writing About Life

According to Ernest Hemingway, "in order to write about life, first you must live it." So writing about life means making time to just live.
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getting a tan

The Tanning Conundrum

I have never enjoyed lying in the sun tanning. I only burned. Plus these days tanning is risky. But, I still like the look of a bit of tan.
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aging

The Old Age Issue

Turning sixty-five last week felt like crossing the Rubicon. And entering the country of old age. But maybe I'm overthinking again.
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books

Stuff Up To Which We’ve Been

Today I'm writing about what we've been up to. Or stuff up to which we've been. Walking, blogging, reading. Our regular pandemic pastimes.
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life

Try a Little Kindness

In these crazy, chaotic, angry times we all need a little kindness.
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adjusting to retirement

The Art of Just Sitting Around

Learning to cope with retirement helped me develop skills to cope with the pandemic. Including perfecting the art of just sitting around.
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aging

We Get Knocked Down, But We Get Up Again

We get knocked down, but we can get up again. Hopefully. With lots of love and support. And guts and determination. And a great sense of humour.
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life

Pandemic Diary Week 52

My pandemic diary for week 52. Can you believe it's been almost a full year since we started this social isolation thing?
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