Simple Little Pleasures at 54

I’m in that stage of life where one could say the train has left the station. It might be true for some things, but for others, it’s the perfect time to enjoy the simple little pleasures. Now,  more than ever I can take advantage of truly simple things especially because I’m alone, over 50, and […]

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The little box of memories

Every summer I go to Madrid. The city where I spent my childhood years and my twenties. My last trip was different from all the others. It felt like Fall had taken over my soul as Isabel Ayende put it in an interview. Most of her life her soul felt like Summer, but since the […]

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Change over time; 30’S into 50’s

At thirty we think we know it all, but at around 50 we realize how little we know and start to doubt what we used to believe. All we thought we knew and stood by, after all our setbacks and experiences, is challenged and we are sometimes left weary and disillusioned. We are less passionate […]

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Middle age; the good, the bad and the road ahead.

I never thought I’d turn 30 just as I never anticipated going through many life changes, difficulties or heartbreaks. Middle age is one of those things we simply don’t see on the horizon when we’re young. Then, reality sets in and time passes. Accepting what is, is hard, and the changes our bodies, minds and […]

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The older, the more interesting people become.

The older we get, the more experiences we have to share. We are exciting books waiting to be read. Our chapters are longer, more intricate and interesting.  And as we share these stories with others, we are not only enriched by them but bond with others like never before because we may share similar experiences […]

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24 things that make me happily single at fifty!

As much as I miss having a home to go back to -the perfect home I had finally found- my puppy, the “false” sense of security believing someone had my back and the companionship. After the abrupt separation, the months following made me realize the upside of being “single” again. It is different now at […]

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42 Lessons life has taught me.

Some people may grow old and never learn any useful lessons or mature, remaining forever kids. Which is not a bad thing as long as that’s what makes them happy and it doesn’t have any negative repercussions to those around them.

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