Retirement!!

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My little cottage by the sea! I haven’t posted for over a year but it isn’t because life has been dull. I’ve traveled, sold real estate, and most of my furnishings and “stuff”, created a summer home from a very …

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Florida: Adventures of an unlikely snowbird.

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I swore I would never live in Florida. Too hot, too much traffic, too southern. Until the winter of 2015. Cold and seriously tired of shoveling snow, I started looking for a small house or condo to rent in Florida …

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There are people who have money, and people who are rich – Coco Chanel

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I’m amazed that I’m approaching the big 65 and don’t feel it inside. Of course it’s when I look at the wrinkles and puckering of my skin as it sags to the ground, my graying hair, the Etch-a sketch of …

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An Hour with my Dad

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There was a post on Facebook last week that asked if you could sit on a bench overlooking the ocean for an hour and talk to one person, alive or dead, who would it be. The first person that popped …

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Bring it on!

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I’m five weeks away from turning 65 and for some reason it’s not bothering me. Sixty was a shocker, but something happened between 60 and 65 and I feel quite positive about the coming years. A couple of months ago …

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Parlez-vous Francais?

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French is the most frustrating language to learn. Just as you feel you’re beginning to get it you run into another exception, or new grammar that doesn’t make sense! ….. But its such a beautiful language and every time I …

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Father’s Day

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Watching my son with his daughter is amazing. When boys are young you are with them daily and know everything about them. As they get older you want them to be independent but you loose that daily connection. They go …

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Another year…. oh my.

Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed. – Charles Schultz It’s my birthday today, 64 – there I’ve said it. Now I’ll move on.     My mother is 91 and as sharp as a tack. …

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The best laid plans of mice and men…..

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Reading blogs has become my new favorite pastime. There are so many interesting people out there in the blogosphere living interesting lives. When researching blogs my focus is always travel first, followed by women traveling, and for practical purposes, women …

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Hello world!

Hello World! My first post – yippee! Just have to improve my Word Press skills and I’ll be good to go. Fortunately my big brother, Ron Foreman, owner of Empower You ,a WordPress web design and optimization company in Toronto, …

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