Tag Archives: aging

The Age of Sensible Shoes

I’m no Carrie Bradshaw, but I do love shoes. And I even enjoy shoe shopping. Or at least I used to. But this weekend I realized that I have reached a new low, literally, in my shoe wearing career. Is … Continue reading

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On Love (or Happy New Year – in August!)

Note: while editing my memoir – or avoiding it – I was scrolling through blogs I’d written.  I wrote this one on New Years and somehow neglected to post it.  Better late than never, right!  Happy New Year, friends! Love, … Continue reading

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THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF AUNT FLO

WARNING: Squeamish men, don’t read. It’s mostly metaphor, but still… only read if you are interested in what women go through. Aunt Flo has changed her ways. She has been visiting me very regularly since I was fourteen. She didn’t … Continue reading

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SULLEN IN SEATTLE

I’m In Seattle for a weekend with my kids.  Well, not kids, exactly.  My daughters are young adults, 22 and 23 years old.  Tonight, my older daughter Emily heard from an old friend she knows from theater who invited us … Continue reading

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Travel Envy

When I got back from my last trip – all of June in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Bali – I came home to a garden in need of tending, and another short trip (to visit my daughter in Washington state) … Continue reading

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Where the Hell is Spring?

I must confess, I am ready for spring.  It’s May. It’s snowing. I grew up here, surely I should remember (from 40 years ago, and not counting any effects of global warming.?)  I turned my outdoor water on a few weeks … Continue reading

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THE CHICKEN ATTEMPTS TO FLY – AGAIN!

I walk around my house, a house I love.  I have filled it with memories from my travels – in my room are 4 canvas photos (Costa Rica, Peru, Spain, Morocco).  A camel bone mirror is on my wall, a … Continue reading

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