Category Archives: About Me

Renovating. Its a long slow process…. apparently

Well, it’s been months since I have posted.  such is the excitement that is my life I guess. To be fair, it’s been winter.  It’s been bloody cold and bloody wet and I become extremely unmotivated at this time of … Continue reading

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Life and Death Of Well Used Laptop

Today, I am using a beautiful new silver HP Envy laptop.  Why?  Because a week ago, my 7 year old HP laptop crapped itself, taking with it everything.. EVERYTHING!!! All my photos, writing, assorted documents that I wasn’t supposed to … Continue reading

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Finding My Green Thumb – Entry 7

OK, so it’s been exactly (exactly meaning give or take a day or two) three months since I started this adventure in vegetable growing. I’ve had some massive successes and I’ve had some woeful failures.  But, incredibly, things are still … Continue reading

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Empty Nest Syndrome Is A Bitch

My kids are all gone.  And Empty Nest Syndrome does exist. My eldest has been “gone” for 2 years.   He was the last one to go.  I cried.  Several times, when he left. My middle son bought a house about … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Have A Dream Or Two

I have long had dreams of being a singer. A dancer. A musician. An actor. But now I’ve hit my mid 50’s its blatantly clear that this is all they have been. Dreams. These are the things that move me, … Continue reading

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I’m Sexy And I Know It

I truly believe that every woman should stand in front of a mirror every morning and every night and say this to herself and believe it. It doesn’t matter if they are a shapely size 10, or a willowy beanpole … Continue reading

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My First Pet

You know sometimes, something, a memory from your childhood just pops into your head?  That happened to me.  The story of my very first pet.  I think I was around 8 or 9.  Up until then we had never been … Continue reading

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Elderly Rockers Are My Personal Nightmare

After hearing another radio commercial advertising yet another concert by aging rockers… I am forced to say… There is something intrinsically wrong with elderly men and/or women trying to shake their “things” on the stage… reliving their hey days… I … Continue reading

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A Day At The Races

If you’ve ever been to the races, you’ll know it can be a fun day.  If you’ve ever been to the races in a corporate room/tent, you’ll know it’s a REALLY fun day! We found ourselves at a great table … Continue reading

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I Used To Work….

Once upon a time I used to have a job.  And I was extremely good at it, if I do say so myself, and, I used to blog about it because if I didn’t I might have gone completely batty. … Continue reading

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