Tag Archives: middle age

What I Have In Common With Sharon Stone …

March is my birthday month and as such a time for contemplation. Also a time for wine-drinking and merry-making (I am so not one of those people who says “don’t make a fuss … please fuss away!”) and I try … Continue reading

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Yes, I Am Trailer Trash and Here’s Why …

I am a trailer trash gal and proud to admit it. I say this with the utmost affection for trailer-dwellers everywhere because yes, that is who I am. As I type this blog and sip my Pinot Grigio on a … Continue reading

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One Of The Worst Things You Can Say (or Facebook or Tweet or Instagram) In Front Of Your Children.

In the past month I have watched two lovely female friends post photos on social media with their (relatively new) partners. Both of these lovely women referred to their (relatively new) partners as “the love of my life.” Nice, eh? … Continue reading

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Do You Know How Hard It Is To Walk Away From Everything?

I do. And I can tell you with total conviction it is really fucking hard. Damn near impossible. So what do I mean by everything? I once heard a tale about a woman who refused to leave her lousy marriage. … Continue reading

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When You Doubt Your Ability As A Mother …

The absolute God’s honest truth is I never thought I’d make a very good mother. For me, it just didn’t seem to be that “natural” talent that comes to some women, even before they have kids of their own. In … Continue reading

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Are You Taking Care Of Your Single Friends?

When I was in my 20s I was sort of single. What I mean is I was sort of in a relationship but I still sort of acted single. Hey now, don’t judge me. I was in my 20s. In … Continue reading

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When Friendships Go Awry …

People come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime. Well that’s what they say (whoever they is). But now that more of my life is in the rear-view mirror than out the front windshield I am … Continue reading

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And Furthermore … I Call Bullshit!

In yesterday’s missive I talked about connecting with abandon, my new favourite phrase. But perhaps the one thing that I forgot to mention is that connecting with abandon also involves connecting with honesty. With authenticity. It means doing nothing by … Continue reading

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Would You Walk The Dog In Your Pyjamas?

As I was dressing for work this past Monday, it occurred to me that since Friday evening I had worn nothing but pyjamas (for lounging, sleeping, hanging out) and yoga pants (so as not to walk the dog in pyjamas, … Continue reading

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Eat, Pray, Love, Patience or … Why I Wish I Was Liz Gilbert

I have always fallen in love fast and without measuring risks. I have a tendency not only to see the best in everyone, but to assume that everyone is emotionally capable of reaching his highest potential.  I have fallen in … Continue reading

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