It started with an offer of Kleenex…

I caught a really nasty cold this past week...it may have been the flu but nonetheless, it devastated my whole entire week. I even missed celebrating our Canadian Thanksgiving. I am not a big turkey fan but hey, I didn’t get to enjoy the long weekend it came with. I think I caught it from …

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Birthday wishes

It was my birthday a few days ago. Another year older. One year closer to retirement. I didn't get a lot of birthday well wishes and even my mother forgot. She's 86 so I couldn't really blame her. My sister almost forgot and she admitted it on a text at 8:30 that night while I …

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Wasting time (part 2)

I survived last week without playing Candy Crush....see my last week's post Wasting time… Okay, let me qualify that a bit....I survived last week without spending too much time playing Candy Crush.  I ended last week at level 1170 and I am just on level 1172. Needless to say, it was tough in the beginning.... "How …

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Additions to my bucket list…

I spent Canada Day with my sister-in-law and over a cold beer and some sour and not-nearly-so-ripe cherries from their cherry tree, I told her that one of my pipe dreams is to rent a villa in Tuscany, complete with a pool and a housekeeper who will come once or twice a week to make …

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Unfinished…

  I finished drafting my first ever book.  Actually, I started it about 13 years ago when Olivia was first born....and I just finished it today.  It's a children's book about colors.... What a wonderful feeling of accomplishment....! .....which immediately turned into feelings of inadequacy as questions like "what else have I never finished?" Begs …

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