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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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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We Hit A Bump

I’ve often wondered what it would be like to have a daughter.  I haven’t you see.  Mother Nature decided to play this joke on me.. and each one of my five tiny female foetus’s expelled themself from my body at … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Golden Era Of Firsts For The Old Girl

So we all know that I’ve been through the mill over the last few years.. well, maybe you don’t know, but I have. And as I have often said, life rolls on.  You can’t look backwards.  Well you can, but … Continue reading

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