Musings on Aging

The most recent version of me. Hello everyone, I hope all is well with you. It’s grey out, and that is a little bit, contagious, the greyness. I feel ok, but greyness, makes me think, a little, greyer, a little darker, makes me a little bit, down. I combat it, I play loud music, loud… Continue reading Musings on Aging

Even at 57…

I took this photo of me Spring 2022 Hello all, we had a bright sunny day, yesterday, today is back to, grey, it’s snowing, George is snoring, in the other room, yes, I can hear him! My cold is still hanging on, getting pretty tired of this shit ! But, I have been, painting, writing,… Continue reading Even at 57…

Art and Love

Hello all, been a weird week or so. Dark and gloomy and I have, had, a cold. Nothing life threatening, but, it puts you off your game, you know? I didn’t want Catherine, to catch it, so we spent the weekend, in our respective flats. I was missing her, so I suggested we go, to… Continue reading Art and Love

2023, Looking Forward

Hello everyone, Happy New Year! I hope your holidays, have been, joyous, love filled and restful. Mine were all that. I spent some time with, Catherine, with my good friends. I met Catherine’s, daughter, grandchildren, son in law and nephews, at a Christmas celebration, at her place, we spent lots of time, prepping and cooking,… Continue reading 2023, Looking Forward

See you next year

It’s December 23 rd, tomorrow is Christmas Eve. I am ready and in the mood. I am going to take the time, to enjoy time with Catherine, to enjoy time with friends. Won’t see family this year, doesn’t mean I won’t think of them. Of course, I will be thinking of my mom, and all… Continue reading See you next year

It’s Coming On Christmas

It’s coming on ChristmasThey’re cutting down treesThey’re putting up reindeerAnd singing songs of joy and peaceOh, I wish I had a riverI could skate away on River by Joni Mitchell Joni Mitchell, sure can write, an evocative lyric, and a haunting tune. Sigh, it’s Christmas, soon. There are many things, I love about Christmas, but,… Continue reading It’s Coming On Christmas

Reading Plan For 2023

Hello all. Hope you are doing well. It is cold here, in my beautiful ugly, so now that groceries, are bought, now that the larder, is full. I can stay, home. Cleaning, laundry and cooking, are on the agenda, for today, but, right now, I am sitting with, a good cup of Ceylon tea, and… Continue reading Reading Plan For 2023

My Year Of Reading 2022

Good morning everyone. I hope all is well in your world. I am resting and it is feeling, pretty good. Catherine and I had a lovely weekend. The theatre on Friday, a nice quiet Saturday, and on Sunday, I preached at my church. It’s Monday, Sunny, cold but the sky is blue. I have been… Continue reading My Year Of Reading 2022

Love in my late 50’s

With Catherine, always, smiles Good morning everyone. It is my third week ‘off’ I have done stuff around the flat, organised closets, sorted stuff. I have painted quite a bit. I have written almost everyday, I don’t think I will make, the Nanowrimo 50, 000 word count, but, I am writing. I am also reading,… Continue reading Love in my late 50’s