I enjoy searching the web for nuggets of wisdom. This is what I found today 🙂
I sometimes make the mistake of looking for BIG things to happen to get excited about. Today I am reflecting on the many small things I enjoy each day, week or month – and there are many!
I think this quote below is very simple yet very profound!
This is a photo of me taken in the last couple of years. Each year I make Christmas Puddings following my mother-in-law’s recipe. When she passed away I inherited her bowls, old kitchen scales, rolling pin (to crush the almonds) and even the frayed apron. The responsibility for producing the Christmas Pudding is now solely up to me! Such responsibility :-). I still have the apron and don’t have the heart to throw it out […]
I want to point out to the world that people over 50 have a lot to offer. I want to point this out to all age groups but especially to people who are past 50 or thereabouts. I get tired of hearing people talk about retirement. Retirement belongs to the previous generations – our parents and their parents (if they lived long enough). I am not suggesting that we keep working at a job we […]
For some time now I have been thinking about taking some sort of action in relation to raising awareness about the ageing of Baby Boomers and the need for attitudes (in general) to change. We can look at the ageing population as a burden on the government/community or we can look more positively at this cohort of people and somehow leverage off their knowledge, skills, experience and understanding for the betterment of our society. I […]
***I watched the above video about a pride of African lions and cubs that accepted a man into their space. He plays with them like they are kittens or playful puppies. It almost goes wrong when a hyena gate-crashes the party. The lions start to get cranky and the man has to make a hasty exit. I think most of us like to have some connection with other species – dogs and cats tend to […]
Well, I thought I would be struggling to find some photos that say TEXTURE to me, but as it happens I found lots 🙂
If you’re feeling blah, what is the one thing you do that you can count on to put a smile on your face? I think this would do the trick for me :-). What about you?
We were in Perth, Western Australia, for a short time yesterday. I walked to meet some friends for breakfast in Forrest Chase. I took these photos with my smart-phone. I love the early morning light on the Hay Street photos. Not bad weather for a Winter’s Day too!