Old Folks

C’EST LA VIE SAY THE OLD FOLKS

Old folks can be pretty cool. But I never thought I’d actually BE one of them! I was watching a 36-year-old movie recently (Victory), starring Michael Caine and noticed how young and handsome he looked,…Read more

dying old woman

AS SHE LAY DYING

THE “SHE” CHRONICLES EPISODE FOUR Does your life really flash before your eyes when you’re on the brink of death? As she lay dying, the old woman’s hazy thoughts drifted back to a time and…Read more

Sleep Study Follow up

SLEEP STUDY FOLLOW-UP

Last March, I wrote about undergoing a sleep study to find the root cause for my chronic insomnia. This has plagued me since childhood and I was literally sick and tired! Read more HERE. It took…Read more

embrace your uniqueness - almost cut my hair

ALMOST CUT MY HAIR!

PERISH THE THOUGHT! Like many women (and men too), I’ve always been vain about my hair. It’s the one feature that still gets compliments in this youth-oriented society. Worn long since puberty, it gives me…Read more

Be nice to old people!

BE NICE TO OLD PEOPLE!

The draft for this was written last week and since then, I’ve been hit with a bad case of “internet fatigue”, exacerbated by the recent horrific events in Paris, Beirut and Baghdad. Add in a…Read more

make some memories to savour! the doglady's den

SAVOUR THE MEMORIES

♫♫ Take one fresh and tender kiss / Add one stolen night of bliss / One girl, one boy Some grief, some joy / Memories are made of this ♫♫ My husband turns 65 years old this month. Typing…Read more

Colonoscopy

COLONOSCOPY: NOTHING TO FEAR!

Sung to the tune of “It’s Howdy Doody Time.” Here’s the original to refresh your memory:   ♫♫♫♫♫♫ The Colonoscopy The Colonoscopy Get yours before it’s late So don’t you hesitate. ♦♦♦♦ That cancer is…Read more

#MusicMonday Five Decades of the Moody Blues

#MusicMonday: BOB SEGER

Welcome to ♫ Music Monday ♫ First one in several months and yes, I’m on a concert high once again, having recently attended the Bob Seger Ride Out Tour, in celebration of my 60th (GASP!) birthday. (Giving…Read more

gravity leads to saggy boobs

GRAVITY! AN ODE TO AGEING

SUNG TO THE TUNE OF THE BEE GEES’ “TRAGEDY.” Here’s the original, to give you the melody. ♫♫♫ GRAVITY ♫♫♫ Here I am At the mirror, slowly looking down What is this? Such a…Read more

Happy New Year 2014

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE!

  Looking back at last year’s New Year’s post, I can’t help thinking how ironic it is, that for the first time EVER, we will NOT be celebrating the occasion with friends. Instead, we and…Read more

partying

AULD LANG SYNE (OLD TIMES, LONG AGO)

Another New Year’s Eve is fast approaching and this old “party animal” can’t help but get sentimental about all the good times we had, over the course of four decades.

long hair au naturel

LONG HAIR & THE “MATURE” WOMAN

It used to be that women of a “certain” age were expected to have shorter, more “mature” hairstyles and those of us who kept ours long were considered radicals. (I prefer the term “hippie”, myself.…Read more