Turning 60 & Beyond


Are the Rules for Fashion for Women Over 60 Changing?

Credit: Courtesy L’Oreal Paris My question is about fashion for women over 60. Why do we have to dress differently than we have always dressed? Who comes up with these rules for fashion anyway? All of a sudden we can’t wear what we want to wear just because of...

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Do you love what you do? Now’s the time!

I went to a small presentation this week given by Rebecca Liston.www.rebeccaliston.com. She is a business consultant and coach; and is one of those women who you just instantly like. She was talking about loving what you do, whether it be work or otherwise.  For me,...

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When I’m 64

When I get older losing my hair,  Many years from now.  Will you still be sending me a Valentine  Birthday greetings bottle of wine.    If I’d been out till quarter to three  Would you lock the door,  Will you still need me, will you still feed me,  When...

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How to Get That Sleep, Glorious Sleep

If only I could just put my head down and have a little snooze I’d feel so much better. Is that you? Or, I’m tired, I just can’t fall asleep. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to sleep like babies. Along with food, water and oxygen, sleep is something that all...

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First Friday of 2016

AN EPIC DAY!! Those of you who know me know that I am anxiously awaiting retirement, and have put in place a few ideas to transition into the day when I can retire from my everyday nine-to-five job. This blog is one of them. Starting January 8, 2016 is another...

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Happy 2016

January 1 is traditionally a time to reflect on last years events in our lives and what we are going to do differently in 2016—a time for the dreaded New Year’s resolutions. I say dreaded because every year I, along with millions of others, make serious and...

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Christmas – Definitely a Time for the Children

It’s 10:00 on Christmas Eve and they still aren’t home…what’s taking them so long. I can’t fall asleep yet. After what seems like an eternity the lights go on in the garage and finally they’re here. As I peak through the window I see them hauling in bags and bags of...

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Accepting Reality is Hard

Kudos go to Special K who is ditching the diet message for a new more positive message: “own it.” It encourages women to shed their doubts and focus on what they can actually change versus getting hung about on the things they can’t. If you haven’t seen the video take...

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Weekend Photography Workshop

Nestled in a fertile valley along the banks of the picturesque Ghost River approximately 40 kilometers NW of Cochrane you will find a little piece of heaven on earth. There amongst the beauty of the natural landscape is a group of colonial style buildings that...

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Dream a Little Dream

I just read a story “Minnie Mouse High Heels and Pajamas” by Haley Hobson on Positively Positive that really struck a chord with me. It’s about a six year old girl who wanted to wear pajamas and her Minnie Mouse high-heeled shoes to her birthday party. When her mother...

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Aging Gracefully

What does it really mean to age gracefully? When I look at the dictionary meaning of graceful it says “characterized by elegance or beauty of form, manner, movement or speech; elegant.” As I start this new chapter of my life I have been thinking about what...

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On Being 60

If you are 60 or anywhere near there, you’ve probably grown up with the notion that the transformation from middle age to senior citizen status means you have to slow down. I can’t tell you how many times I ‘ve heard that from family and friends. I’m here to tell you...

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