What does a perfect world look like?

Something in the making while insomnia disables me from sleep; painting empties the mind of worries that plague me …. #artTHERAPY You can be pretty or handsome with flowing paint by a brush stroke. Nobody needs to like it. Just as nobody needs to like you. As long as you do is all that matters? […]

Dream big enough

Who’s to say what is right for you, other than you. That has become more apparent as I grapple with my changed husband. One who suffered brain injury from a brain aneurysm that had ruptured, seizures as recently as just January of this year. Every part of me celebrates that he is still here. Peculiarities […]

Music can heal the heart

Painting & listening to iTunes is THE BEST way to cope with anxiety. ⁦@Apple⁩ and ⁦@Google⁩ are fighting over my loyalty to then go head to head with ⁦@wordpressdotcom⁩ where I spend my time. Because my role flipped to caregiver after my husband experiences seizures in February, it froze the job search until after midnight, […]

Coasting? Hardly! Vow to Learn Something New Everyday

As we hit our 50s, some things certainly have changed. We seem to coast in so many other ways. Why is that? I don’t think I have changed all that much, in my own made up mind, from when I was in my 30s or 40s. If I was perfectly honest. That would not be […]

The sunset of life

beautiful beaches with stunning sunsets is where I’d like to be. I’ve always had a dream that I would retire somewhere on a beach beside an ocean, it would have connectivity, and I’d work from my laptop. I could safely say that a year ago, I had just started collecting Unemployment Insurance from the Canadian […]

Should I stay? Or should I go?

Downsize, rightsize or otherwise? It must be a struggle for anyone who hits 50, as long as the kids have all moved out without a chance of returning except to visit, of course. It also depends upon your economic station or cultural traditions. In Canada, you’ve started university, gotta job and paid your folks nominal […]

Hans Bischoffshausen* (Lot 0301), 126th auction – im Kinsky auction house

estimate € 20,000 – 30,000: Hans Bischoffshausen*, “Komprimierter Raum”. signed in the lower center in front: Bischoffshausen inscribed, signed and dated on the reverse: “Komprimierter — Read on imkinsky.com/en/buying/online-catalogue/126/2.654/77419-hans-bischoffshausen

” …. and those things can kill ya.” ~ my fathers voice still echoes. I agree: smoking displays and conveys poor self confidence or bending to peer pressure. That’s what it was for me: being part of the gang: a measurement of self-worth by those she spends time with or time on. COME ONNNN…. you […]

Keeping tabs with your MILLENNIAL kids needs data mobility

My daughter sent me this by text “it” “this thing” came up beside her window and screamed at her …. she doesn’t even know it’s a raccoon (we aged #YUPPYdom grew up with Walt Disney Animal Kingdom every week ….

Bon appetite comfort food

Another way of jumping on board with social media and blogging, is by starting taking photographs of dinner, with recipe:: unleash your INNER FOODIE Whenever you start posting pictures of your food, take it a step forward with a description or a recipe. You’ll likely discover your inner foodie — a term used online with […]