Snakes and ladders, the old traditional board game, is a great metaphor for life after loss. As Penny R suggested on a recent Zoom call, in Snakes and Ladders, sometimes … Continue reading Snakes & Ladders
We’ve been lucky that as we quarantine and social distance, it’s all been happening during the spring and summer. Imagine how confined we’d all feel if this was mid-winter and … Continue reading One Day At A Time
In January of this year most of us were looking forward to a new year, making plans for the next few months and thinking about the resolutions we’d made for … Continue reading The Only Thing Permanent Is Change
In the children’s classic A.A. Milne book Winnie the Pooh, there are two characters that personify opposing views of the world. Winnie the Pooh is forever the optimist, Eeyore is … Continue reading Winnie the Pooh or Eeyore?
It’s been a strange time the last few months, social distancing and quarantining, and it has brought many changes to our lives, some of them surprising, some unwelcome. However you’ve … Continue reading Keep, Lose, Change & Add
There is all kinds of advice and inspiration out there right now, but Bill Gates, simple, straightforward take on the pandemic seems a sensible view on what this all means … Continue reading What Is Covid 19 Really Teaching Us?
Many thanks to Liesel and Barb for sharing their lovely condo clubhouse with the group on Sunday. It was a chilly, rainy day but a big crowd turned out for … Continue reading January Sunday Social
Many thanks to Donna for hosting another great event at her house – a combination appetizer potluck and New Year’s party! This has been an annual event for the past few … Continue reading Goodbye to 2019…..
It’s the day after Christmas and the build up is starting for New Year’s celebrations! If you’ve had too much turkey and festivities and are feeling a little low with … Continue reading 5 Habits of Happiness
The sun was shining and the temperatures were almost warm this Sunday for Widowed Friends monthly get together. With a Christmasy theme and some great food provided by Bill who … Continue reading The Christmas Sunday Social
If you’ve lost a loved one, this holiday time of year may be particularly difficult or challenging for you as you see all the merriness and celebrations of this season … Continue reading Season of Hope, Season of Sadness