My new book “Midlife Solo” is now available.

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A joyful NYEve to you all

It’s like an early spring day here – mild, no snow. Meanwhile my friends in BC are shivering in the deep freeze and buried in the white stuff. Get used to it, folks; our planet

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Xmas and Omicron recap

The most important gift for me, this year, is the little yellow line on the Covid test I just took for the second time: again, negative. Robin on the top floor definitely has it, but

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it’s looking a lot like Covid

So – everything here up in the air, right now. My top floor tenant Robin, who came home a week ago from nearly 3 weeks in London, took one of my home Covid tests, and it

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Bletchley Park; Joan Didion

The hamsters have just arrived at the petstore! Tomorrow I’ll go to choose Eli’s small friend. How will we wrap a hamster in a cage? Carefully.  I lost my sense of humour briefly today, as

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Pix!

Anne savage Winifred petchey marsh Emily carr and glorious baskets Rascals on the hill Garden in the snow  

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I’m back, sort of

 Omg! Incredible! I tried to post here from my phone but it needed a password that’s on the computer. Today I finally learned how to download my documents to the phone and have access to

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The Chef, Succession, and a sick Mac

 WAAAAAH! Saying goodbye to you for a few days – something is wrong with my MacBook Air which is only two years old. The return key does not work and the shift keys don’t either,

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About Beth

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.

Some Blogs I Follow

Chris Walks
This blog evolves. It once was about travels. Now it’s a reason to be at the keyboard that I value.

Theresa Kishkan
Theresa Kishkan is a writer living on the Sechelt Peninsula on the west coast of Canada.

I walk on. With my feet, and in my mind as well.

Carrie Snyder
Wherever you’ve come from, wherever you’re going, consider this space a place for reflection and pause.

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