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.  

Going to Hell in a Hand Basket

As two of my grandkids approach their 18th birthdays, I find myself marvelling at the swift passage of time. These young adults are now at the crossroads of making crucial decisions about their futures—selecting universities, mapping out careers, and embarking on the journey of shaping their destinies. Reflecting on my own 18th year, which seems..

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Wrapping up 2023

As Christmas Day draws near, the excitement and flurry of last-minute preparations fill the air. Looking back over the past week, I can’t help but smile at this bustling scene unveiling before my eyes. There are the women, meticulously wrapping gifts, navigating crowded grocery stores, and perfecting the art of Christmas baking, plus completing all..

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Dear Santa:

Dear Santa: The other day I strolled into the post office on my annual mission, to mail out my Christmas cards. You know, that old tradition that’s hanging on by a tinsel-thin thread in the digital era. Upon entering, what to my wondering eyes should I see, but a grand, holiday-themed mailbox, adorned with all..

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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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