Tag Archives: Ageing

Accumulated Baggage

Accumulated baggage. The stuff of life that stays packed in our cases, like the outfit we took on a trip, but never wore. Some of us only accumulate a small carry-on, while others tip the scales with the weight of … Continue reading

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Mom’s the Word❤️

 When I began this blog 4 years ago, this was one of the first posts I wrote. As we approach Mother’s Day this weekend, I thought it was worth a re-post with a few updates.   May 6, 2013: We … Continue reading

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Hearts Alone

When I met my husband’s family many years ago, I learned very quickly that they were a card playing family.  Euchre was & is their game of choice. Rather stunned to hear I didn’t know how to play, his grandfather … Continue reading

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All Hail the Queen

If there is one thing I have learned in my lifetime, it is the value of true friendship. Those people in your life who stand by your side through thick & thin, through the good & the bad.  Their friendship … Continue reading

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The upside of social media

At the age of 16, I took a job at a summer resort about 2 hours north of where I lived.  As a child, I had spent many summers vacationing here with my family. I was hired as a chambermaid, but … Continue reading

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Chasing the Light

It’s been awhile since me & my bike have spent time together. Autumn brings shorter days, making it a challenge to get in a good ride before the light of day disappears. Racing home from work to change into my … Continue reading

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Precious Together Time

As parents, we hope our children enjoy spending time with us as adults. Let’s face it, growing up, they really have no choice.  Whether we are good company or bad, our kids are stuck with us. Moving into their adult … Continue reading

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What’s your story?

For a better part of my life, I have been an avid picture taker; capturing moments on film for as far back as I can remember. Before digital, we took these films in to be printed.  Good shots or bad, … Continue reading

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Lions & Tigers & Babies…Oh My!

If you are a fan of the Wizard of Oz, you’re probably shaking your head & thinking, what the heck is she talking about?   Shouldn’t that title read, Lions & Tigers & Bears, Oh My? Well yes is should. … Continue reading

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Last Man Standing

In the next few months, our very handsome nephew & his beautiful bride with exchange “I do’s”, marking the last of our 4 to be married. Our last man standing. One of the very first posts I wrote, was about … Continue reading

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