Old Is New Again

Old Is New Again

Today I got to play my dad's favourite game: "Guess how old this (insert article of clothing) is?" On this occasion, it is his suit as he prepares to go to a church choir recital. Literally everything this man owns is older than I am, and that's saying something. I'm not sure if it is [...]

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My Kids Are Hoarders

My Kids Are Hoarders

When my kids were young, it was so easy to keep their stuff in their own rooms or in the few large boxes in the living room. Several times a year, when they were at school, I would take the opportunity to go through their toys and clothes and throw out the broken or worn [...]

Senior Reality TV

Senior Reality TV

Winter officially doesn't start for a month but waking up to a layer of frost and having to warm up the car before I go out says otherwise. Driving has already started to make me feel anxious and the calls from my own personal road advisory, my in-laws, have begun. "Drive careful dear, there's a layer of [...]

How Old Are You?

How Old Are You?

I know I'm getting older but are kids getting out of school younger? I have always felt a certain comfort in dealing with people who hold certain positions being older than I am. As each birthday passes, I feel that comfort being ripped away from me. Have you ever gone to a parent/teacher meeting and mistaken the [...]