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.  

Buying For The Wife

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the house, Presents were wrapped but none from the spouse.   The stockings were hung, the tree was all lit, But nothing from Chuck, the little old sh- -.   A list had been made, way in advance, Stuck on the fridge, to see at a glance…

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The Sandwich Years

Our kids will soon be entering what is known as the sandwich years. This phrase refers to those individuals between the ages of 40 to 59 who are often put into the position of having to care for both their children and their parents simultaneous. For the aging parents, it may mean caring for them..

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A Sleeping Experience

There is nothing better than a good night’s sleep. I’m talking about the type of rest you have when you wake up in the morning feeling refreshed, regenerated and ready to face the new day with all its challenges. We spend 1/3 of our lives sleeping so it comes as no surprise that sleep, good..

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People Watching

People watching – what a fascinating, no cost form of entertainment. I participate a lot in this activity. Some people stop for a coffee before heading home from the mall but not me. I plunk my tired old body down on a bench, put my parcels down at my feet and just watch the people..

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Undercover Shopping

The malls have been busy the past couple of weeks with mothers herding their kids into stores to buy school supplies and clothes. When I was a kid, September always meant a few new outfits, a pair of new shoes and a pencil case. When my own children arrived, this fall ritual of clothes and..

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