Author Archives: Catherine

About Catherine

Far from perfect, but enjoying life as a non-perfect and flawed individual at 60 years young. I'm still wondering what I'll be when I grow up! The characters in my life's screenplay include my better half. He is a refined Frenchman who grew up in Paris and summered in St. Tropez. I grew up in Long Island and summered in Long Island. I am not refined. My three grown children are also a big part of my life. For their sake, they happily live where their careers have taken them! But I can still mother them from a distance! I write about the mundane. I write about deeply shallow issues. But whatever I write or muse about--it'll always be a bit on the humorous and positive side! It's all good!

What to Wear During Pandemic Weight Gloss!

No—it isn’t a typo. I’m referring to my current circumstance as Pandemic Weight Gloss it’s a hybrid of “gain+ loss”—Gloss!  And this word is being used because you can dress well after the infamous Pandemic Weight Gain and during the … Continue reading

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I Messed Up the First Attempt, But the Second Was a Charm-Making the Vote Count!

So, I was all set to write a blog post about weight gain/loss friendly clothing but I was waylaid. If you read my last post, then you most likely caught my voting faux pas. It’s all about the stretch–but I’ll continue … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Basics. Why I’m Blogging!

I’ll tell you; this pandemic has literally taken a toll on me. And I’m not the only one. We’ve all been affected by life in 2020.  The New Year may have garnered hope for one month but from February on … Continue reading

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The Cataract Chronicles—Part Three. Holy Shit I Can See Again!

The past few weeks have been trying at best and extremely frustrating at worst.   It’s really difficult to explain but having the cataract surgery on my bad eye really did affect the eye sight in my good eye.  (Check this … Continue reading

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The Cataract Chronicles—Part Two; The Bad Eye Has Surgery!

Last month I wrote a blog post introducing my little friends, the Cataracts!  If you need a bit of refreshing, here’s the post: Of Cataracts and Proaging Eye Care Dopey me. I thought your eyes had to look like THIS … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?

It’s that time of year.  The Early Access to the (once) Iconic Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. The pickin’s aren’t all that wonderful for 2020! And I am greatly disappointed.  Again. Where do I begin? There was a time that I absolutely … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Gonna Be a Grandma????? I’m Joining the Grandma Club!

Yesterday was a big day. I was finally able to announce on Social Media that I was going to be a grandma—or glamma—or grammy. The amount of well-wishers warmed my heart! Not to mention that this post was the best … Continue reading

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The Secret to Great Skincare? Clean Your Face!

In my last post, I covered eye care.  Who knew about Johnson’s baby shampoo to clean your eyelids?  Apparently, many did with the exception of yours truly.  But—it’s never too late to learn—right? Who knew that at 65 years the … Continue reading

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Of Cataracts and Proaging Eye Care!

As I sit here and write this post, I’m in our dining room. I’m at the table which is a makeshift office of sorts for me.  I squint because the glare from the outside is bothering my eyes.  The computer … Continue reading

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C’mon! We’re Going on Vacation! But You Don’t Have to Pack!

Yes.  That’s correct.  I’m taking you on vacation and you don’t have to pack one thing.  Not even a toothbrush. No packing needed!!  Sit back and enjoy this non-flight flight! And after I take you to a few places, you’re … Continue reading

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