Natural Skin Care at 50
The BIG FIVE - O! It's one of those milestones in life that makes you think. And it's one I'm reaching in a couple of days. My mind has been consumed with reflection and anticipation. I'm excited for the years to come, but I'm also pondering the years that have gone by. Realistically speaking, half, or almost half, of my life is behind me and it went by in the blink of an eye.
Grampie stared blankly at my hand, "say yes?" His question sounded more like a melancholy statement tinged with bitterness than a question.
Maddie stood in the tiny studio apartment. It was empty. She called out, "hello?" "Hello," a faint echo returned her call.
Rebuilding Myself From the Ground Up
We've all done stupid things in life, right? Those decisions we make in our youth that we think are so great, only to learn your parents were right all along? Well, I probably made more than most, but that's where my story begins, decades ago, and one "brilliant" decision.
Marigolds On Marvin
Zoe sat sipping her coffee in the sun, enjoying the coolness of the late morning air, "do you hear that?" she asked her wife, a contented smile across her lightly freckled face.
As I stood at my father's gravesite, watching him slowly being lowered into the ground, I heard the muffled sobs of friends and realtives alike. One of my aunts, a tall, broad beast of a woman with a flair for the dramatic and a desperate need for attention cried out, "I can't believe it, I just can't believe it!"
Army Boots and Chocolate Cake
Saturdays were my favourite day of the week. There were morning cartoons to enjoy as well as a big breakfast, bacon, eggs, pancakes and all the trimmings. My mouth would start watering the second my father pulled out the electric griddle from the little pantry in our PMQ. It was really more of a closet in the kitchen, but it served the purpose.
If These Walls Could Talk
If these walls could talk. People say it all the time. It's an old saying and like with any old saying, it got to be that way because there's truth in it.