Bee Careful What You Wish For

Two days ago I was attacked by a swarm of angry bees. All because I wanted to plant a damn juniper bush. Pretty, isn’t it? Pretty deadly. I first spotted it two months ago at a local garden center and instantly fell in love. The berries were so pretty, and it had just the right amount … Continue reading Bee Careful What You Wish For

Defining Midlife

What, exactly, is midlife? This was the question some of my friends asked when I announced on Facebook that I was starting a blog about entering midlife. They wanted to know was it was an age range, a turning point in life or something else? I wasn’t entirely sure how to answer. All I knew … Continue reading Defining Midlife

With Age Comes Freedom

I was raised to care what people thought of me. I knew instinctively that my actions and behaviors were not solely my own. They represented my entire family. I understood that I was supposed to be good, follow the rules, be an asset to my family and community. Instead, as a teenager, I was naughty, … Continue reading With Age Comes Freedom