I am no longer young, I have passed middle age, I am not yet a senior. People call me ma'am.
I am someone's partner, mom, gramma, sister, aunt and friend.
I am retired from paid work outside the home, due to medical reasons. Although I do miss work sometimes, I really enjoy having the time to do what I want.
I am a food aficionado, aka a foodie. I am obsessively interested in all things culinary. My "bible" is Larousse Gastronomique.
I am a vinophile (Italian, vino: wine. French, phile: lover : one having an affinity for).
I love tea and all things tea, so I guess that makes me a teaophile. (English. tea: tea. French, phile: lover: one having an affinity for).
I love the water; streams, rivers, ponds, lakes, oceans. I am happiest when I am near water.
I am not religious but definitely spiritual.
I have a plethora of hobbies, but I will not bore you with them at this time.
I am a collector of sorts...all sorts of stuff!
I own a beautiful walnut 36 string lever harp, and on occasion I can actually eek out a few notes that resemble music.
I have eclectic taste in music, but a couple of genres are just a lot of noise as far as I am concerned. That being hip hop, gangsta, and death metal.
Television and movies are of little interest to me. I prefer living my life to the fullest, rather than watching the simulated stories of other's lives. I have been known to watch FOOD NETWORK MARATHONS though.
I read a lot and prefer non-fiction. I love my Kindle!
I love to take photos, hence this blog - PIXEL POSTS.
I also like to write, haiku mostly, so I have another blog - SOMETHING WRITTEN .
I have strong opinions regarding just about everything. I don't think like the majority of society, and I am often misunderstood. I definitely march to the beat of a different drummer, and although this often irks others, I am not bothered by it at all.
Oh ya..I also have Multiple Sclerosis, (but I am really only in it for the parking permit :) I have recently been diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis and Systemic Lupus as well. Autoimmunes diseases are like potato chips...you can never have just one!
I came across a Victor Hugo quote " Forty is the old age of youth; fifty the youth of old age". I like that! I am now in the youth of my old age! A journey into a new life stage! I think it will be quite a trip. I'm going to meander along the scenic route, because life is all about the journey, not the destination.