Category Archives: Mid-life Scatters

A walk downtown…

… with my 13-year-old son, Ev.  He has been sullen for most of a year, since he turned 13 last November, but because of my recent sad morose-ness, has become quite concerned about me and has been interacting, more than … Continue reading

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So close

We looked at a house last week, in a small city near where husband works.  It’s a harbour town, on Lake Erie.  The property is huge : 90 x 240 feet, with a long driveway and it was near parkland … Continue reading

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Consequences or revenge

My back is healing, although I had to resort to some meds. Today I don’t need one and I’ll be walking downtown with youngest later on to hit the library and check out the farmers market. The graduation went well.  … Continue reading

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Oh God, another heat wave…

… and our old air conditioning unit is too ill to use.  I hate sweating.  Hate.  It.  I would love to wear a sweater anytime soon, or at least need one in the evenings sitting out.  But it’s just tepid … Continue reading

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Dreaming of chickens

Last week was rough.  Living beside insanely unfriendly people, who are ignorant to boot is hard.  Spirit-grinding.  Needless to say my new hobby is looking at properties on M.L.S. in the Niagara Falls area, properties with long driveways and corner … Continue reading

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My little depressing post of sadness

I never met evil before I moved to this house nearly 4 years ago.  I can make friends with any sort of person, and getting along is so ingrained in the way I was raised that it’s very nearly a … Continue reading

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Death and Red Currants

My friend Margaret’s sister died.  She was in her late 50’s and not well, ill with Crohn’s and many other ailments.  One of her friends called Margaret a few days ago to tell her she hadn’t been able to get … Continue reading

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