Monthly Archives: March 2014

up close

Around the house this weekend. This is what’s up… close and personal. In other news, I have a new piece up on Fifty|Fifty Vision. It’s called At Fifty :: What I’ve Learned So Far.  All my wisdomness, in one sweet … Continue reading

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for a friday :: getting it done edition

We’ve had a fine week here. Alex has been home, gone and home again (and gone again before the weekend is over). Kate is making decisions. Steve is riding and golfing. Kim is writing and walking. It rained. We met … Continue reading

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progressive lenses

I wrote this little piece when I was imagining my new website, fifty|fifty vision. It was an experiment to see if I had anything to say about aging/midlife. I’m not sure I will ever use it over there, and I … Continue reading

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blue suede shoes

Oh, yes I did. Alex and I were at Nordstrom Rack, shopping for Fancy Shoes for her Very Fancy Event and I saw these. I picked them up and put them back three times. I was pretty sure I’d get … Continue reading

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a little spring color

I wondered if the lack of winter would make spring less special this year. Nope, it’s still special— though still weird to have no winter, and still scary for the future. But spring is here my friends. We spent Friday … Continue reading

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for a friday :: family edition

A memorial service today for Steve’s Uncle Frank (and after 34+ years, he’s mine as well). This is the third time the cousins have worked together as pall bearers. It is both heartbreaking and heartwarming to see those handsome men … Continue reading

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blue skies, all day

It was a weekend in Tahoe with no snow, but blue skies forever. No kids along, but so many family memories following us. We stayed at Steve’s Aunt Pat’s cabin, for the first time without Kate and Alex. Some sad … Continue reading

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