I found this article fun, so I decided to write something for as many of the different things that I’ve actually done, now that I am 70. https://relaxmaven.com/15-things-you-should-do-before-turning-50/ 1. Travel the World Together Traveling with someone you love can bring you closer together and makes for scrapbook-worthy memories. I did travel to a few places around theContinue reading “15 Things You Should Do Before Turning 50”
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Not Enough Time
Collared Michael brought up a very good topic on his own blog: https://collaredmichaelcom.blog/2020/09/25/the-tipping-edge-i-need-longer-days/ Time. There is never enough time to do everything. Especially reading all of the wonderful blogs that I follow. Between reading blogs and articles on Medium and from online news agencies and various webpages plus 6 books and a dozen magazines, it isContinue reading “Not Enough Time”
TMI Tuesday: Repost: TMI Tuesday: December 3, 2019: You
1. What’s new with you? Well, that depends on what time frame you are thinking of. The past day? The past week? The past month? The past year? The answer to almost all of them is the same, my health problems. Was it just four years ago when I could go anywhere and do anything?Continue reading “TMI Tuesday: Repost: TMI Tuesday: December 3, 2019: You”
TMI Tuesday (Repost): December 17, 2019 The Christmas Edition
1. Have you ever kissed someone under mistletoe? Yes, and it was lovely and sweet and romantic 2. Eggnog or hot chocolate? Both, but eggnog comes out first. I love it with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream and a splash of 7up and maybe a bit of dark rum. Hot chocolate is bestContinue reading “TMI Tuesday (Repost): December 17, 2019 The Christmas Edition”
Haiku of the Day: Snowflakes
Snowflakes all frosty Icy cold, fresh and clean to touch Beautiful to see
I’m seeing so much more of this than usual. Maybe people are so frustrated these days that they feel the need to force people to agree with them so they can feel better about their choices. Or maybe I’m just reading too much. Opinions are actually judgments and demands. Wikipedia defines opinions as “An opinionContinue reading “Opinions”
Merry Christmas, Happy Yule, and Blessings of Light, Peace, and Joy!I’m hoping my holiday greeting covers all of my friends and family, all of whom follow various religious beliefs. I keep seeing online and on Facebook that this time of year, the only “acceptable” greeting is Merry Christmas. This attitude makes me very sad. Shouldn’tContinue reading “Holiday Greetings”
What are the three most important things you learned this year?
That I can endure a lot more than I thought I could. I don’t have to like it but I can do it. My tolerance level decreases more and more every single year. I become more vocal about things as I get older.
There is a great line in an issue of New Yorker magazine: “American political culture was bounded by a contest between reason and violence; a seesawing battle that continues to this day (from the Civil War in 1860), between the aspiration to persuade fellow citizens to accept your views to the raw instinct to forceContinue reading “Being Forced”