Life is what you make it and it can be a lot more interesting when fun, laughter and humour are major ingredients in it. My blog is my attempt to use humour to capture the fun times, the frustrating times, the sad times and the happy times that we all experience in our everyday lives.

As a wife, a mother and a grandmother, I have lots of material to work with. My husband, children and grandchildren are the main characters in these anecdotes and their names have not been changed. The guilty are exposed. Although these stories are told through the eyes of a senior, (me) I hope you can identify with and smile at many of the situations I write about, regardless of your age.  

Dear Readers, It’s often said that the best-laid plans can go awry. We’ve all had those moments when we meticulously plan something, only to have the universe conspire against us, turning our well-intentioned schemes into uproarious adventures. Do you recall that time I set out to create the perfect camping adventure for my wide-eyed grandchildren..

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Farm Safety. Does It Exist?

You read about horrific farm accidents involving machinery, animals and/or stupidity. Often those on the receiving end are either badly injured or worse. A little common sense could prevent many of these mishaps from occurring. Before Chuck retired, he was very safety conscious at work. Health and Safety Committee meetings were held at regular intervals,..

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You might be old If

Those of us who are of a certain age, will be familiar with Blue Collar comedian, Jeff Foxworthy who is famous for his one-liners that always start with the words, “You might be a redneck if….”. I like his way of introducing a point, so I thought this format might work when discussing aging. Whether..

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