Category Archives: Aging

New Beginnings

As we enter into the new year, Mr D and I have some ideas for where we wish life to take us. I use the word “ideas” rather than “plans” because as much as we hope these ideas pan out, … Continue reading

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Fighting Fears & Fulfilling Wishes

I turned 60 a few weeks ago.  “Turned” is not exactly the word though.  Turned implies I executed some action, such as “turned a page in a book” or “turned to face the speaker”.  This particular “turning” was void of … Continue reading

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Six Words Pack It All In!

SIX-WORD MEMOIR Write about a significant time in your life in just six words  I knew I had to steal this from another blogger (http://www.lifewithbooks.com) as soon as I saw it. It’s funny how you can compact so many years into just … Continue reading

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And the Tortoise Wins the Race!

Lately, my mind has been swarming with thoughts of the future.  Somehow I thought that by this age, the most serious challenges would have been behind me and it would be free sailing from here on out.  Oh my, was … Continue reading

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I Am Sure I Am Too Young To Be This Old!

This year I will be 60.   Sixty?  Even I know that is REALLY REALLY old!   It was supposed to take for–E–V–E–R to reach this ancient milestone.   Why the heck is it right around the corner?  I distinctly heard … Continue reading

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Menopot

I learned a new word today and thought I’d share it. Though this word can sound directly like “Man, oh, pot!” it is not referring to the scoring of a desirable smoking substance.  No, menopot is not to be desired.  … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Golden Years

I recently discovered  the meaning of the “Golden Years,” and I was stunned.  The Golden Years apparently is the time after you retire when you are enjoying good health, wealth, and a meaningful life.  That worries me … First off, … Continue reading

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