Discovering You! Discovering Me!

In Life at All Times – Go For It!!

G         Be grateful for what has come before because it led you to this day. O         Be an original because there is only one you.   F          Be fearless in trying new things for only then can you learn. O         Be optimistic because a positive attitude is the best way to start the day. R         …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Impacting others along the way, Retirement - Hopes! Dream! The Bucket List! | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Did You Hear? No Jeans Over 37!

A British survey by CollectPlus said that after age 53 we should give up wearing jeans.  The reason they cited was not because we look bad wearing them but because it’s harder to find a pair of jeans that actually fits and I guess the stress is too much for us more mature women.  Really! …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You! | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Let’s Take on the Journey Together!

 JOY is yours to find in every day – large or small, it’s there. OWN your past, your future, your failures, your successes for it all goes to making you the you that you are. UPLIFT  by being a positive force in your own life and in the lives of those around you by listening …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Impacting others along the way, Retirement - Hopes! Dream! The Bucket List!, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Let’s All Join The Circus (for a day)!

I was looking for a new adventure and why not join the circus! At least visit the Circus Arts Conservatory (the “Conservatory”).  As I child I never liked the circus. animals doing tricks – not my thing! Clowns – we are talking a much longer post and some therapy to get over that experience! After …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Retirement - Hopes! Dream! The Bucket List!, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 4 Comments

My Life With Dogs

OK, those of you who know me well can close your mouth or get up off the floor where you fell when you saw this photo of me with a 170 lb Leonburger German mountain dog.  For those of you who don’t know me as well, let me explain.  All of my adult life I …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You! | 2 Comments

Let’s Talk About “Housewives”

Like most people with down time during the recent holidays, I did some binging and channel surfing.  In the way traffic backs up on the side of the freeway where there is no accident because others are drawn to look, I could not help but stop and look at one of the reality shows about …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Why I Still Send Christmas Cards

Yes, I am one of a dying bred – people who still actually mail Christmas cards.  Not only Christmas cards but birthday cards, anniversary cards, “Hello” my friend cards, “Thinking of You” cards, etc.  Yes, I am doing my part to keep the paper card industry thriving in this country.  Well, that’s not exactly the …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Impacting others along the way | Tagged , | 6 Comments

There Is Good In Every Day!

There is a saying that has been around for years.  It’s been embroidered on pillows, quoted in books, used in movies – so long that I am not sure who said it first but it still resonates every time I hear it.  It goes “Every day might not be good.  But there is good in …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Impacting others along the way | Tagged , | 2 Comments

It’s Not Just About The “Try” – It’s Also About The “Do”!

In a lot of ways, our society has become comfortable with the try as being the best that we can do.  How often do you hear “I will try my best” or “just try it” or, when something did not work, “I tired my best?”  As we get older, trying is not enough.  If you go through …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You!, Retirement - Hopes! Dream! The Bucket List! | Leave a comment

Leaving Home – At 65 Years Old!!

A lot of people spend their entire lives living in the same city where they grew up.  In some cases, living in the same community only a few doors away from family and friends.  I did the same. A lot of people go off to college and then settle elsewhere not returning to their hometown …

Posted in Discovering Me! Discovering You! | Tagged | 3 Comments