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GROW OLD WITH ME

Growing older with my husband has to be the most romantic story that could ever be written.  I love the infrequent gray hairs that appear in his beard from time to time (can’t say the… Continue Reading… The post GROW OLD WITH ME appear...
by Let There Be Pets on Jun 29, 2016

Growing Old Gracefully?

It is often said that we should learn to grow old gracefully.  Those who do not are sometimes looked upon with scorn.  Perhaps you may hear that someone should “know better at that age.”  What is it that we should know better?  Of this, I am...
by Musings Over Coffee on Apr 19, 2016

Self-managed allotments- local control or a cover for cuts?

Brent Council is holding a consultation meeting with allotment holders on 'Allotment Associations and Self-Management: The Future of Your Allotments?'  on March 2nd.As part of the Food Growing and Allotment Strategy LINK tenants will be consulte...
by wembleymatters on Feb 21, 2016

The memory keepers

"Has my aunt come?” she enquires. I notice a rare glint of excitement in her eyes. Trying not to show the rising panic in me, I reply in an almost bored voice, as if she has asked me what the time is. “Ammumma*, we are in Chennai, at my hous...
by mom of all trades on Sep 11, 2015

Retire Savvy with Skipton Building Society

Here in the Western world, we've never before been more open and lucid about our lives and all aspects of it..  Read more...
by Honest Mum on Aug 5, 2015

Growing Corn

“Granny…one day this corn will be bigger than me.” “Yes, Bay Bay…one day it will be bigger than you. Bigger than your dad. Bigger than Grandpa.” “Then what, Granny?” “We cut it down, feed people and cows and deer and start all o...
by Humoring The Goddess on Jul 2, 2015

10 Mistakes People Make with Growing Old (plus 1 bonus):

Lightning fast read meant to make you think... 10 Mistakes People Make with Growing Old (plus 1 bonus): 1. Don't realize it happens to everybody (not just the "other guy").2. Don't save money for it.3. Pay the price for neglecting their health as a y...
by Sugar Pine Realty/GMAC on Jun 25, 2015

Letter to the Dead

I was searching through my stack of notebooks today, looking for some information I needed, when I came across the last letter I wrote to Jeff, my deceased life mate/soul mate. I used to write him as a way of feeling connected to him, but I haven’t...
by Bertram's Blog on Oct 19, 2014

Letter to the Dead

I was searching through my stack of notebooks today, looking for some information I needed, when I came across the last letter I wrote to Jeff, my deceased life mate/soul mate. I used to write him as a way of feeling connected to him, but I haven’t...
by Bertram's Blog on Oct 19, 2014

Like The Kid’s Card Game Of Fish, Got Any …..?

Peas in a pod, two people that are well matched and compliment each other. There is harmony and peace in the household. But they say opposites attract. Those differences are what add depth to the chemistry that makes the sum of the two better than be...
by MeInMaine Blog on Sep 20, 2014

Beauty Mistakes

Beauty Mistakes 4 Beauty Mistakes that Every 50+ Woman Should Avoid As we get older, we tend to improve in all sorts of ways, compared to when we were young. We’re more comfortable in our own skin, so we’re more confident and … Continue rea...
by The Things Women Want on Sep 10, 2014

Having A Happy Marriage

Having A Happy Marriage Having A Happy Marriage:  Before you Seal the Deal Paying the nonrefundable deposit to the caterer, having the dress fitting, and the rehearsal dinner… all the beginnings of a lifelong commitment. Marriage is one of...
by The Things Women Want on Jun 28, 2014

today’s tunes: growing old is getting old

So we all   Are growing old   And it’s getting old   a great song by Silversun Pickups.  I’ve used a song from there before in my sailing video from Crystal Lake. [click through to listen] Tagged: blog, Crystal Lake, growi...

today’s tunes: growing old is getting old

So we all   Are growing old   And it’s getting old   a great song by Silversun Pickups.  I’ve used a song from there before in my sailing video from Crystal Lake. [click through to listen] Tagged: blog, Crystal Lake, growi...

Question for God: Why do We Have to Grow Old?

I know that life is a conundrum, God. When we are little kids, we look up to the adults and say, "I can't wait to be big." But now that I am getting older, I am looking at kids and saying, "I want to play." Then they give me weird looks and I reme...
by Transformed Christian on May 4, 2014

The Lie and the Truth about Marriage: My Truth

So, I was reading this post that Jeanett over at Life Rearranged linked in her Link Love post today.  And y’all know how I get. I am moved to comment. And then before I know it, I’ve written a novel. Or at least a blog. Well, I was readi...
by Feathered Ruffles on Apr 19, 2014

The Lie and the Truth about Marriage: My Truth

So, I was reading this post that Jeanett over at Life Rearranged linked in her Link Love post today.  And y’all know how I get. I am moved to comment. And then before I know it, I’ve written a novel. Or at least a blog. Well, I was readi...
by Feathered Ruffles on Apr 19, 2014

The Lie and the Truth about Marriage: My Truth

So, I was reading this post that Jeanett over at Life Rearranged linked in her Link Love post today.  And y’all know how I get. I am moved to comment. And then before I know it, I’ve written a novel. Or at least a blog. Well, I was readi...
by Feathered Ruffles on Apr 19, 2014

Visualizing a Life of Joy

When a fellow grief survivor once told me about a woman she knew — an old woman who had lost everyone she had ever loved — and how the woman was the most joyful person she had ever met, I could only marvel. At the time, I was in the midst...
by Bertram's Blog on Feb 4, 2014

A Picture’s Worth…

It’s been almost four months into our rather sudden repatriation from The Hague, and Husband and we hit a milestone this week. No, it wasn’t our anniversary – that was back in October. We finally got around to hanging up our artwork...
by Adventures in Expat Land on Nov 7, 2013


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