50ish and Fabulous, Uncategorized

Aging Gracefully? No Thank You

I finally know the difference between pleasing and loving, obeying and respecting. It has taken me so many years to be okay with being different, and with being this alive, this intense. ― Eve Ensler, I am an Emotional Creature   I’ve never really given much thought to my age. My Grandmother fought, denied, and punched the idea of aging…

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60 Before 60, Bucket List, Uncategorized

Grown Up

  Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. ― Coco Chanel     I’m 51 and I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up. I’m still marvelling at the fact I’m in my 50’s.   How did this even happen?  I’ve…

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Shades of Grey

So I decided to stop colouring my hair.  I say it’s because I wanted to embrace my age, to stop denying my 51 years.  To have the freedom to live in Taipei for a year without the pressure of needing to colour my roots.  The truth is, it’s because I’m lazy.  One good thing came out of my self diagnosed…

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When I Knew Better

This isn’t my first foray into blogging, not that anyone actually read my blog.   I blogged for quite a few years, and then as most blogs have done now, the writer finds other things more interesting or challenging and lets it go dark.  The mommy blogger trend seems to have gone the way of the dodo, I suspect because their…

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