Tag Archives: Humour

Sorting it all out

Because we are housebound, many of us older folks have resorted to tackling jobs we have been putting off for a very long time.  I feel the need to clarify older folks as I suspect the younger generation are just … Continue reading

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Be the Calm in the Storm

Unless you happen to live in a very remote part of our planet with no access to technology of any sort, you are most likely feeling a little stressed as a result of our current state of affairs! We are … Continue reading

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Here’s An Idea

Yesterday was Federal Election Day here in Canada.  It was probably one of our most talked about Federal elections to date, in part because Canadian citizens were very undecided on which candidate to vote for.  Sadly voter turnout numbers did … Continue reading

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Keepin’ it Real

Warning: I may have dropped the F Bomb in this post…more than once! In a recent conversation with a friend who was experiencing some challenges, they expressed that their life sometimes felt like a total fuck up. I assured them … Continue reading

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Knee Deep In It

I found myself in a funny predicament recently when visiting my son, daughter in law & my granddaughter for a few days.  Funny, that is, if you happened to be a bystander watching me & the comedy show that ensued. … Continue reading

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From the sidelines

I haven’t received word there is an unexpected bun in the oven, so it looks like I am heading for surgery as planned. My right shoulder has been giving me grief over the last number of months, preventing me from participating in … Continue reading

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One of life’s amusing little moments!

In preparation of some upcoming day surgery, I paid a visit to the surgeon’s office to fill out all of the appropriate preoperative paperwork. You can imagine my surprise when I was given the following instructions: “Everything looks to be … Continue reading

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A Lapse in Memory…DOH!

There are a number of things many of us fear as we age.  Some might include sagging skin, weight gain & achy joints but the dreaded one by far, at least for me, is the ability to remember things. This … Continue reading

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Score one for the farmer!

Every year my husband painstakingly grows sunflowers from seed.  I think he may have been a farmer in a former life. The chances of the sunflowers reaching their full potential, are kind of like winning the lottery.  This has nothing … Continue reading

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Note to Self – A Guide to Self Preservation in my Senior Years

Often, we read about people writing to their younger selves, sharing advice they wish they had known in their earlier years.  This is done in the hopes that another younger person may read it & benefit from this sage advice.  An … Continue reading

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