Creating a Welcoming Entrance

When you live in a small space, what you see when you come home is important.  We are doing a long overdue apartment overhaul (more on that next week) and I've been working on sorting and organizing for a couple of weeks. I started at the front door with this set of...

High Heels and Weak Bones

Did you know that shorter women have (traditionally) higher incidence of osteoporosis? The reason is, basically, the wearing of high heeled shoes. Heeled shoes, even small ones, pitch the weight of the body forward over the balls of the feet, and the pelvis comes with...

Supple Feet, Supple Spine

Did you know your toes are designed to have as much mobility as your hands? (Minus the opposable thumb, of course!) and there are people out there with amazing dexterity in their feet. Most people have very little mobility. One of the reasons the toes (and feet) get...

Road Map of Beauty

I recently read an article on The Broad Side about aging and Frances McDormand, called, "Frances McDormand is My New Hero After Saying ‘This is What 57 Really Looks Like." I love the way Frances McDormand looks (always have) and love that she refers to laugh lines and...

The Skinny on Control Tops

Control tops. I never thought I'd wear those again, but then I bought new jeans. They are the first pair of jeans I've had in a few years and I choose these (out of all the rest) because they fit perfectly at both the waist and hip and are even the right length. So...

Why Clutter Clearing is Ongoing

Whenever I clean, I pull out a few items that I haven't used in a while and set them aside to dispose of. Usually I take them to my local thrift shop that supports Seniors. When I do a bigger clean (like my wardrobe) I always find things to part with - even when I...

7 Reasons why Walking is Amazing

7. You can potentially get way more exercise in if walking is your form of exercise. It is the difference between 1-2 hours of exercise and the potential of 10+ hours of movement. One of the ways we reward ourselves for exercising is by taking it easy for the rest of...

Lynn Canyon Park, Sea to Sky

It is Victoria Day Weekend in Canada: the first long weekend that officially kicks off the summer. Regardless of the weather. We tossed around a few possibilities for an activity and ruled out a road trip. We thought of going to Saltspring Island for the Saturday...

It’s a New Day

It is said that happiness is a choice. Every day you have the opportunity and choice of how to respond to the day. What do you choose? https://youtu.be/OfJRX-8SXOs

About Me

I was born at the peak of the baby boom and got to experience being a flower child only because my very small hometown caught up to the rest of the world so slowly. I have been a lifelong writer and reader, with aspirations of being a renaissance woman.

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