Category Archives: finding happiness at 50

Starting Over and Creating Something Better

It’s not always about trying to fix something that’s broken. It’s about starting over and creating something better. Sometimes in life, things are just broken and you can’t fix them.  For me, I can’t fix my marriage which fell apart.  … Continue reading

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We Need Our Gal Pals

These are the lilacs from the lilac bush a friend gave me years ago.  I planted it in my yard and the perfume from the lilacs reminds me daily of her friendship for which I’m grateful. We need our friends, … Continue reading

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You Can Cut All The Flowers

I love enjoying cut flowers in my home.  I have various plants as well, but there’s something special about spring flowers that raise my spirits.  Do you feel the same way? I stopped having flowers in my home when my … Continue reading

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Why Patient and Powerful?

So, let me explain why I chose Patient and Powerful ~ or better yet, why the motto which inspired me from The White Princess serves me well.  I am enduring a long, drawn-out divorce which if you’ve been through one, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Motto?

I was watching The White Princess series and I was inspired.  In the series, at one point (spoiler alert, it’s the first episode), the mother-in-law to the Queen of England, tells her daughter-in-law Elizabeth that she has chosen the motto … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time For Rebirth

Well, it’s early Easter morning and all are asleep in my home.  I’ve already been outside to feel the warm sunshine on my body and to take a quiet walk around the yard.  Looking at the buds pushing through the … Continue reading

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Moving On and Upwards

Finding yourself at on the edge of the 50 milestone warrants thought about our next stage of life.  Some of us glide into our 50th jubilee without fretting.  Some of us, due to life circumstances, resist celebrating the milestone.  Some … Continue reading

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