These are all so lovely to read. In my life I have had but one love, and when my late husband was suffering from a cancer and preparing his way, he was at home with me and I was taking care of him most of everyday. At this time it was quite unbeknownst to me then, he … Read more
Well I was raised in quite a traditional town, but when I grew older I knew that what had been designed for my life and many of my young girlfriends perhaps was not the complete world and what I was not fully capable of doing. I am a woman and an elderly one by most … Read more
I like the tea cookies my grandmother made. These are a shortbread with a bit of jam in the middle. But I have grown to like home baked American chocolate chip cookies! Ta ocras! (I am hungry!)
Why would we hate a period, dear? A period is very important, and Without it we could not very well make sense of we read or write.
When I was a child, my mother used to prepare a hot porridge like American oatmeal and add fresh blackberries from our garden. And when they were in bloom, she would top the porridge with the blossoms of elderberry that had been dipped in a thin batter and seared with brown sugar and cinammon.
My grandmother and her grandmother told young couples in their time that whichever of the bride and groom fell asleep first on the wedding night would be the first to die. My dear mother would tell me many a young couple would be sitting awake all night with matchsticks holding their eyelids open. I thought … Read more
Oh yes dear, it's possible. My husband and I were together from the time I was a young lass, and he a strapping young lad. We were married for a full 45 years, and loved each other very much, god rest his soul. He was a clever and handsome man even to the day he … Read more
There is value in the silence, my dear, for silence is a way of communicating, too This not always the best to be talking, and a listening ear at the ready will surely allow things to take a natural course so that when this dear soul is prepared, they will know there is plenty of … Read more
I wasn't the least bit aware that European men fail their equipment check with no carriage for their vitals. In Ireland, I knew a great many athlete, particularly the football players, to take care of their precious parts by donning the proper carriage. I wonder if there is a lad out there who wouldn't feel … Read more
Yes, dear. I fear you can miscarry without knowing. Sometimes miscarriage occurs early in pregnancy (soon after conception) and so you may have a period or some bleeding. The embryo would still be microscopic,just a tiny thing, so it would be difficult for you to know that you may have been pregnant and then miscarried. … Read more
If you have pain in your inner ears or if your temperature spikes, dear this could be signs of an infection. But often when we get a cold, the sinuses are a bit congested, and sometimes it happens that one's ear canals and hearing can be affected. A decongestant might bring you some relief or … Read more