Blessings post widowhood? What? Ok, I won’t deny it. When my husband John died, it was pure hell. You know that awful feeling when you keep hoping you’ll wake up and realize it’s only a nightmare? That was a constant for me back then. This larger than life character, who was such an involved father to our two […]
How’s that book of mine coming along? Can you say “lessons in frustration?” If you’ve not heard, I’m crafting a book about the Just TypiKel adventures and people encountered over the ten years (1983 -1993) that I worked with my mother in her Vancouver-based Asian antiques and collectibles shop. Think Antiques Road Show meets Auntie Mame meets James […]
My 93 year-old mum’s thoughts on color could be alarming to some. Her passion is color; she swears that it has its own language. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, most days she is often busier than me. However, she’s been feeling a bit down of late. I suspect that last week’s early morning fall at her apartment was the […]
Feeling old? Stop it. Now. There’s hope. The latest installment on what’s happening in the life of my 92 year-old mom. Wondrous art and other fitbits at 92.