Monthly Archives: September 2016

5 more advantages of getting old(er)

From comments and reflections from my previous post on 5 advantages of getting old(er), it seems that I am not the only one thinking about this. Let’s try a few more. Again, in no particular order: You have the privilege … Continue reading

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5 advantages of getting old(er)

Speaking as an old(er) person, there is no denying that there are a few downsides to the aging process. However, there are lots of positives which get overlooked all too often, and  they are worth celebrating. In order to help … Continue reading

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Hugh’s Missing Kitty

Another story for very small children, especially ones who want their kitties to like them.  Slightly older kids can check out Robby Robin stories.   Hugh’s Missing Kitty “Boo hoo,” said Hugh, “what shall I do?           I can’t find … Continue reading

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Baja California (Mexico): A sun destination is about more than just the sun

One of the many March Break getaways we’ve taken that stands out for me because of its unexpected offerings other than warm weather and sun was a week we spent in the southern Baja. For easterners, the Baja isn’t top … Continue reading

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#1 rule of writing: put bum in seat

It’s amazing how much you can forget when you go back to work for a year and are forced to put everything you’ve been so engaged in on hold. Like getting back into running. And writing. It’s taking me longer to … Continue reading

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Cancun and the Mayan Riviera: There’s more to sun destinations than sun and sand, there’s history

Labour Day. Everyone’s back to school tomorrow. So what should be next on the to-do list? Why, planning this year’s March Break, naturally! It’s never too early, especially when you live in a slightly out of the way place in … Continue reading

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