Category Archives: #womenofacertainage

Cranky Gen X Observations

Scrolling through Facebook this morning, it seemed like every Mom had something to say about their kid. While I don’t share photographs of my kids on social media, it made me think about how different we are from our parents … Continue reading

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Better At 50

I think there are a lot of perks to being over 50 and in ‘mid-life’ when you have the right attitude. Not that I’m saying there’s a wrong attitude really, but in my opinion, owning your age and who you … Continue reading

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I’ve Become A Fashion Flop

I admit defeat today. I’m just not in the right head space. The computer is doing all sorts of weird things which are not normal. I would say it’s Mercury Retrograde, but it’s not. I checked. I’m super sensitive having … Continue reading

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Back At Square One

When the rug gets pulled out from under you and you find yourself Back At Square One, it’s hard. Finding yourself uncoupled and adding in that you’ve now got some years under your belt, life looks different. You’re not the … Continue reading

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Spring Into Rebirth

I’ve got a buzzing going on inside of me lately. A sort of tingle that I’ve not felt in years. It’s like I feel that hopefulness that comes with Spring and the crocuses (croci?) begin to push through the earth … Continue reading

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Could You Be An Old Maid?

Do you remember being a kid and playing that card game called Old Maid?  It was a matching game – pairing up like cards until one person is holding the card depicted with an Old Maid on it because she … Continue reading

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The Covid 10

Do you remember when you first went off to college and there was an unlimited assortment of goodies to munch on in the cafeteria and no parental supervision? Nobody to say, “Eat your veggies,” or “You can’t have ice cream … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up and The Delete Button

Lately, I’ve been going through my email and realizing that I am subscribed to so many different newsletters including clothing stores, grocery deals and free book offers, just to mention a few. When I thought that my inbox was only … Continue reading

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Is A College Degree Necessary Anymore?

It’s been a few days fraught with dissension here at Chez Leeds. I firmly believe in finishing your college education and I have never wavered from it. Get your degree because that is something nobody can take away from you. … Continue reading

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