Share Your World – May 28, 2018

If you were to pack a basket for picnic lunch, what would be in your basket?

Hmm…I’m not really sure.  I don’t even know if I have ever been on a picnic.  I would like pack a cooler instead and bring cold meats and cheeses.  Lots of cut up veggies and hummus or eggplant dip and definitely fruits like Watermelon,  Cantaloupe and Honey Dew Melon.

I will need to add a picnic to my bucket list.

On a vacation what you would require in any place that you sleep?

I need for it to be somewhat clean.  It doesn’t have to be 5 stars, but I don’t want to feel like I need to shower just from being in there.

 

If you were to buy a new house/apartment what is the top three items on your wish list?

First it would need to be an older, at least 50 plus years or more, home. I do not like new homes.  They are all the same.  Older homes have character and are somewhat unique.

Second, I would need to have the bedrooms away from the living area.

Third, 2 bathrooms for sure.

My husband would put a garage at the top of this list and bump everything down.

 

What did you appreciate or what made you smile this past week?  Feel free to use a quote, a photo, a story, or even a combination.

We have a mill in our area which is set on a wooded area.  Hiking through the woods takes you to a watering hole.  Yesterday was super hot out, so I took my son and his friend to the mill to swim.  They were so thrilled and had a great time.

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Cee’s Photography – Share Your World – May 28, 2018

I’m An Antique of Youth

I once read somewhere that forty was the old age of the youth and that fifty was the youth of the old age.

I am a few weeks shy of my 42nd birthday so I must certainly be an archaic youth. Really its like being aged in Betty White years.  I am the Betty White of the youth.  0a6eff06778d989696adafa32edb018b

I can honestly say that I had very difficult time moving into my forties.  I didn’t handle it well.  I’ve had many conversations with friends and co-workers about this new decade of life.  For me personally, I think it is much more difficult for a woman in her forties than a man.  And maybe I am very wrong in saying that.  Remember this is just the view from inside my head.

I feel like I got to 40 and was like “now what?”  When you are in your 20’s, forty seems so much older, so far away.  The choices in life seem endless, time seems endless.  Then real life pops up and time flies by and things don’t seem so endless anymore.  71685a1ddfbd22d763a0de28380855f4

In some ways I still feel youthful, but full of more life experiences.  We all have things that we have learned along the way that we would love to share with our younger self.  Tidbits and words of encouragement.  Maybe suggesting a different path on the fork in the road.  Or maybe you would do it all the same, because everything happens for a reason.  Maybe you are meant to be exactly where you are.

Maybe it will be the next twenty years, when you move into the youth of your old age, that you will take the wisdom from the past part of you life and live! Experience life to the fullest in the truest way to you.

For me, I am trying to be the healthiest me that I can be. Mind, body and soul.  I want to move into the next parts of my years with clarity and awareness.  I want to push myself past my comfort zone, even when it scares me.  They say the best stuff happens there.

So has I navigate these golden years of my youth, I try to remember that every year that I go older it is a blessing.  Not everyone gets to do it.

The Daily Post – Daily Prompt – Archaic

3 Days/ 3 Quotes/ Day #3

One of the blogs that I follow, SonofABeach69, has been participating in a 3 Days/ 3 Quote Challenge and has left an open invitation for others to play along.  I love quotes.  Any kind will do.  Funny, inspirational, dry or sarcastic humour, whenever works for your soul or mood on any given day.

The rules of this challenge are simple:

  • Thank the person who nominated you
  • Post a quote for 3 consecutive days
  • Nominate 3 bloggers each day.

I’m not going to follow these rules.  I will post for 3 days, but like SonOfABeach, I will leave it open to anyone who wants to play along.

Day # 3

It is what it is.  I say this often. There are so many things in our lives that are out of our control.  We can change it, so we must accept it and move on.  And that is okay.

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3 Days/ 3 Quotes/ Day #2

One of the blogs that I follow, SonofABeach69, has been participating in a 3 Days/ 3 Quote Challenge and has left an open invitation for others to play along.  I love quotes.  Any kind will do.  Funny, inspirational, dry or sarcastic humour, whenever works for your soul or mood on any given day.

The rules of this challenge are simple:

  • Thank the person who nominated you
  • Post a quote for 3 consecutive days
  • Nominate 3 bloggers each day.

I’m not going to follow these rules.  I will post for 3 days, but like SonOfABeach, I will leave it open to anyone who wants to play along.

Here goes Day 2

Today I choose a quote from Michael J Fox.  If you have ever read any of his books, or even just some quotes from him, he is very inspirational.  I highly recommend Lucky Man.  It still remains one of my favourite books and made me love him even more.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Books or Paper

With my deep love of books and reading I thought I would have chosen a one for this challenge.

This was taken a few years back when my son hit the Jackpot at the Midway in Niagara Falls.  I probably spent more money on tokens for the games than the actual prize was worth, but he had so much fun.  His face says it all!  Little paper tickets equalled giant loads of excitement.

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge