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Reality Check 66

Time passes in chunks for me. And every few years I realize that a big chunk has gone by. And that is always a huge reality check.

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On Love and Laughter and Having to Pee

After my latest sojourn in New Brunswick, I’ve come to the conclusion that love and laughter are the secret to growing old with equanimity.

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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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Never Too Old To Wear Leather

Are we ever too old to wear leather? Nope. I had a friend who wore red leather pants at age almost eighty. And she looked magnificent.

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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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Best Laid Plans And All That

I’m at my mum’s this week. And our best laid plans have fallen apart. All because of a couple of silly choices and a bad back.

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Perils of Perfectionism

I am a life-long perfectionist. And it has brought me nothing but trouble.

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Summer Dresses and Feeling My Age

I’ve been feeling my age lately. Maybe I should say, noticing my age. And not in a bad way. Not in a “woe is me, I’m getting old” way. Rather, in an objective observer, almost out-of-body-experience way. A kind of… huh… …

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Travels with a Ninety Year Old

You know, I’ve learned a lesson this past week, folks, while I’ve been home with my mum. If you want great service everywhere you go, and for everyone you meet to smile at you and try to be helpful. If …

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Aging Gracefully…Or Disgracefully.

Hubby and I are still down east at Mum’s. And there’s still no time for posting. So hope you enjoy this one from 2015. It’s pretty timely… sort of. Because it’s Mum’s 90th tomorrow. And we’ll be busy eating cake …

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