This is on my mind this week…. I am so glad I am old and alive. I don’t want to die. Not yet. I still have things that I want to do. Just some thoughts about getting old and getting older as a woman with three grown children and grandchildren….. __________ Thought 1: What doesContinue reading “GROWING OLD IN PARIS AND LOVING IT FROM JAY WITH LOVE”
Category Archives: Expats in Paris!
This is on my mind this week….. I think that we need to be building bridges rather than putting up walls to keep people out. Are we building bridges or putting up walls? I am doing both but I am trying to build bridges! Except if I don’t get treated well, I put up aContinue reading “BUILDING BRIDGES”
NEW CHAPTER! NEW LIFE!
This is on my mind today….grab a coffee ! It’s the lusty month of May time ! A new chapter ! New life and new chapter .? You do too! I LIKE Chapter 11!! It’s time ! Lots of ideas. No time for regrets . Full steam ahead! God, grant me the serenity to acceptContinue reading “NEW CHAPTER! NEW LIFE!”
EMBRACE YOUR FEAR AND ENLARGE YOUR UNIVERSE-BOTH AT THE SAME TIME! DO IT ANYWAY……..
It is not easy living alone anywhere after the death of a spouse when you are older and independent. Soooooo One idea is embrace your fear How ? I don’t know how ! I just ask the questions…… Fear of what ? I don’t know. Fear of change. Getting better. A Celebrated psychoanalyst Adam PhillipsContinue reading “EMBRACE YOUR FEAR AND ENLARGE YOUR UNIVERSE-BOTH AT THE SAME TIME! DO IT ANYWAY……..”
DON’T PUSH THE RIVER…..FROM PARIS WITH LOVE FROM JAY
I am going through a dark place now and am trying to find a way out so a bit of levity ….. besides it is Spring! 1. When one door closes and another door opens, you are probably in prison. 2. To me, “drink responsibly” means don’t spill it 3. Age 60 might beContinue reading “DON’T PUSH THE RIVER…..FROM PARIS WITH LOVE FROM JAY”
A Light in the Dark….
If everyone lit just one little candle, it would be better than to glow in the dark. That’s on my mind today.y This is my birthday week and I am happy everything is going well ! I have problems and my problems have Problems ! But I have a plan… The Plan – ChezContinue reading “A Light in the Dark….”
MORE CHOICES ON MARCH 17, 2023
I am looking forward to my birthday and have lots of ideas for things to do next year. Is my apartment a playground or a prison ? Both. I want a playground. But most of all I am happy to be alive and living from day to day. I am sorry I downsized andContinue reading “MORE CHOICES ON MARCH 17, 2023”
CURVE BALLS with love FROM PARIS from Jay!
This has been on my mind this past week…….. Life is full of unexpected twists and turns, and sometimes we find ourselves in situations that we cannot change. It can be frustrating and disheartening, but it’s important to remember that these challenges are not meant to defeat us, but to inspire us to change ourselves.Continue reading “CURVE BALLS with love FROM PARIS from Jay!”
This is on my mind… Life is a choice., live or die !! I don’t want to die, so I need to live. And that is the hard part after this pandemic. I thought I would die . And actually I was happy staying inside for a lonnnnnng time. Now is time to get outContinue reading “CHOICES”
Can you feel it ? We are being turned upside down and inside out . Topsy Turvy I don’t have anything else to say– A prayer….. Give me the courage to face the challenges of my day, no matter how large or small. May I never lose sight of the sunlight on the other sideContinue reading “TOPSY TURVY”