Fight, Flight or Freeze

I'm curious to see how 2022 unfolds on many levels and I will be here writing my blog and sharing them with you.

A Day Late ...

"What you think of me is none of my business"

A Good Time, Not A Long Time

I could really use that these days and I don't care that I have to turn to a housefly to get it. It stills soothes my aching soul.

Passing Acquaintance

Cynicism is cheap and easy and caters only to the basest of human nature.

Say It With Me, Now

Which brings me to this question: Can I write and post a blog about nothing?

Making Peace with Middle Age

Then I hit 50 and all hell broke loose. It's like the OFF switch was activated and all that fast moving metabolism came to an abrupt halt.

Golden Rules of Parenthood

Bold statement alert: I don't care what you do for a living, being a parent is the hardest job on earth.

Communication Breakdown

Okay, the fascination may have been augmented by the ridiculously cute and smart fella who was doing the talking.

All Is Not Lost

It's hard to write an observational blog when the only thing one is currently observing is herself at her desk, in front of her computer.

2020, I Bid You Adieu

It definitely feels like I am waiting for the point. What the heck was 2020 all about because, surely, there is some meaning to find there?


I’ve been faced, in recent weeks, with the challenges of being introverted in an extroverted world

Words To Live By

Says the Universe all time, “I got you.”


I've been on a bender. Not of the alcohol kind. Something far worse, far more insidious. I've been on "social media". Insidious - what a...

Party Line

Back in the 60s and 70s, when I was just a kid, our rural property was hooked up to a telephone party line. I don't know the science...

And I Love Him For That

Some days, Paul and I are on each other's last nerve. It doesn't help that we are both at an age where we forget things … like entire...

Where would we be ...?

I've stopped beating myself up over the dreaded New Year's Resolutions. Just the word resolution sends shivers up AND down my spine. It...

3:00 am

There are nights when I wake up in a panic. It’s usually 3:00 a.m. when it’s too early to get up and too late to, well, get up. My body...