Tag: aging

life

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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fashion

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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life

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

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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life

Perils of Perfectionism

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

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fashion

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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life

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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life

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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life

Sleep Deprived

I’m feeling a bit loopy today, my first day back home from New Brunswick. Probably because I slept for almost twelve hours last night. Combined with the two-hour nap I had when we first arrived home from the airport, that …

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books

Remember Me When This You See… Thoughts on Alzheimer’s

I think the first time I ever really contemplated the effects of Alzheimer’s, I mean really thought about the effects beyond the superficial understanding that it’s a disease that affects your memory and your mind, was when a girl named Melanie, a …

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