My new book “Midlife Solo” will be published by Mosaic Press later this year. Stay tuned!

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yesterday’s shots

This is what I brought with me for a five week trip, which includes fancy meals, hot weather and cold. Not excessive, no? With 2 more sweaters, 2 jeans, yoga pants, lined raincoat, accessories – scarves, jewellry, too many shoes. What’s so @#$ heavy in my suitcase, then? I weighed it yesterday – the suitcase itself weighs 6 kilos. Then add books and papers, and we’re in trouble.

An amazing nearby toy store I’ve never noticed before – l’Epee de Bois,
the wooden sword – packed with marvellous toys. Oh oh – this grandma-to-be is in trouble. What fun.

A pretty visitor yesterday, miaowing on my window sill. No admission.
The first after dinner cheese plate: chevre, tomme de brébis, conté.
A still life.



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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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