There's an old Chinese proverb that goes "There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same." Image by Pexels from Pixabay Of course there are multiple interpretations of that, and this one from Hinduism is on my … [Read more...] about Up The Mountain
Some time ago, I likened the transition from having a period every month to not having a period as a process of moving an ocean from here to there via teaspoon. Inevidably, you lose some water. I haven't actually hit the officialy menopause mark, … [Read more...] about Menopause and Loss
Here is a roundup of the various posts over 2018: statistics, counts, and a few other considerations. Which posts were most popular? Which are my favorites? And what movies should you consider watching over the Christmas holidays? Most … [Read more...] about Best of 2018
A couple of years ago my mom and nephew devised a clever version of a holiday gift exchange. The two collaborated on a fun and classy twist to an old game that has become a Christmas Eve tradition. The game is also known as a White Elephant exchange … [Read more...] about The Classy White Elephant Gift Exchange for Christmas
I'm not too sure when it started, but recently I've been feeling my age. Grey Hair My hair started to truly "go grey" ten or eleven years ago in my forties. There had been strands of grey all along, but I really started to notice the changes … [Read more...] about Feeling My Age
Coined in 1965 by Elliott Jacques, the 'midlife crisis' is a term that implies that getting older is a disease. It suggests that life is completely over when you hit midlife, and that -with just one crisis- you're 'over it' and better. I see the … [Read more...] about Midlife Crisis or Midlife Revolution?
When you hit midlife, you've reached the equivalent of life's little black dress. You're confident and comfortable in your own skin - no matter what you wear. Without a doubt, midlife is the new black dress. The blog world is full of women in … [Read more...] about Midlife Is The New Black Dress