Tag Archives: ageing

Silver

“When did that happen?” “What?” “You’re going silver….” My son was frowning as he focussed on my hair in the winter sunlight as we watched the fish in the pond. I didn’t like to mention that I wasn’t the only … Continue reading

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Radiant #midnighthaiku

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Guest author: Sally Cronin ~ Why I am skipping old age and looking forward to my second childhood instead

It is always a pleasure to have Sally over as a guest, especially when she is writing about an issue so close to my heart: My thanks to Sue for the invitation to write a post for her today… always … Continue reading

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It’s all downhill from here…

I was invited to take part in the 3.2.1 Me Challenge the other day by Patty at Campbell’s World. The rules, she said, were simple: Thank the person who nominated you. Provide two quotes on the subject you are set … Continue reading

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Growing Old ~ Phoenix Rainez

Reblogged from Phoenix Rainez: As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to, and less critical of, myself. I’ve become my own friend. I have seen too many dear friends leave this world, too soon; before they understood the great freedom that … Continue reading

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Guest author: D. G. Kaye – Aging and Changes: Maintaining the Privilege to Drive

  On May 10th my husband turned eighty years old. God bless him, he’s made of Teflon because he’s bounced back from many ongoing ailments, many times. Turning eighty in Canada also means, by law, that it’s time to get re-tested … Continue reading

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Disgraceful

Today would have been my great grandmother’s 252nd birthday and her cake would be a fire hazard. She would have been 126 years old… and if that seems to make little sense there is a simple explanation. Like the Queen, … Continue reading

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The cat flap…

The guy who’d been to fit the thing Had really got it wrong… It didn’t even look too good Nor was it very strong. He’d charged a fortune for it After which we’d had to wrangle With cats who didn’t … Continue reading

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Memory #midnighthaiku

* Old paper postcard Reminding autumn of spring Brings back summer’s glow *  

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January thaw – Rosemary Carlson #writephoto

When she awakened that morning, she heard water. She laid there in her warm bed, wondering where that sound could be coming from. It had been so cold, frigid really. The sound of water was coming from outside the door. … Continue reading

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