My summer in the city 2018

I love summer in the city. This year it has been sunny and hot although sometimes too hot and humid, but my flowers look great, and it is super to sit outside in our back garden and sip rosé in the early evening with Charles and Oscar. Barbecue time has arrived and our favorites are […]

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Our First River Cruise Part 1

My husband, Charles always says, “this is the travel chapter of our lives. Let’s just go for it.” I love planning trips and booking flights. So when I decided we should take a river cruise during a few weeks in April, a pretty miserable month in Toronto weather-wise, it was an easy proposal. I looked […]

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Summer In the City Part Two

When I first started writing Suddenly 70, I promised I would touch on many topics. You have shared my adventures around the world, and that will continue, but I will also talk about being a grand parent, facing old age, sickness, death and the big M- memory. This past summer in Toronto the weather was […]

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Notes From The Sea

Years ago Charles and I, our three sons, and my father-in-law, sailed together on a rented bare boat in the Caribbean. We loved our adventure, and when we swiftly passed by a cruise ship we all said we would never travel that way. Never say never. Soon after that, one of our dearest friends was […]

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More South African Dream

The Cape Winelands in South Africa is a particularly beautiful region of majestic mountains and valleys, small historic towns, breathtaking scenery and wine estates. We visited two areas, Franschoek and Stellenbosch, but one of the highlights was a stop at the Cheetah Outreach Center. Our grand daughter, Rose, has a fascination with Cheetahs so I […]

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Suddenly 70

Somewhere I lost 30 years, and this just amazes me. I am no longer a sexy 40-year-old who can stop traffic on a busy street. It seems only a few years ago that I met, fell in love, and married my husband, Charles. We joked about staying together for a 30-year renewable contract, and both […]

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