Tag Archives: Family

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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The Manscaping Thing

I recently found an old blog of mind and decided I’d share some of the entries here… I don’t use the other one any more, so why not? so… The Manscaping Thing, What the fuck is this all about anyway. … Continue reading

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Between Then & Now

Forty three years ago I was a naive twelve year old, starting at a high school where none of my primary school friends were going.  I was young, tall, thin and shy. Unsure of who I even was. I rode … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Just Have To Pay It Forwards

As a lot of you may know, yesterday was a pretty traumatic day for Australia. We were subjected to a vicious attack by a man who acted alone, basically holding innocent people hostage in an effort to foist his manic … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – DAY NINE

9  WHAT DO YOU HOPE YOUR FUTURE WILL BE LIKE Well, realistically, more than half my life is over.  And without sounding morbid or depressing, I just hope the rest of my life will be relatively happy and healthy. What … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge – Day Two

2.  Where Would You Like To Be In Ten Years hmmm, well in ten years I’ll be almost 65  SHOCK!! HORROR!! So, let’s think about this.  With my current physical issues, I hope I’m NOT in a wheelchair!  My joints … Continue reading

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30 DAY CHALLENGE – Day One

So a friend of mine is doing this challenge on her blog, so I decided, why not do it too?  We’re opposite ends of the scale in a lot of things.  It might be fun to compare our answers.  so … Continue reading

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Three, Two, One…. Here We Go!

So the day is almost here.  Three sleeps to be exact. After a year of planning, changing my mind, panicking endlessly, nagging my husband, and finally packing our suitcases.  Twice.  We’re here! Our very first overseas holiday! We are hitting … Continue reading

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You Better Not Pout…… because that’s really unnattractive

Yes, it’s that time of year.  It’s Christmas……..  I used to be the biggest kid about Christmas.  I loved everything about it.  Trimming the tree, putting up lights, decorating the whole house.  My kids and Christmas just went together like … Continue reading

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