Life During Covid19 Circuit Breaker

Now that all my group activities have been suspended and required to Stay at Home like everyone else, am I still enjoying my retirement?  Yes, I am, although I do worry about my mom and sis who live 15-mins drive away.  I miss not being able to join them for dinner every day and not […]

Every Little Bit Adds Up

Since young, mom has drilled into me about not wasting and the importance of saving for a rainy day.  Which is why unnecessary waste really annoy and irk me.  In a resource-scarce country like Singapore, I think we should all do our part in saving resources, big or small.  Because every bit will translate into […]

My Top 10 Pet Peeves

Everyone has their pet peeves.  According to Wiki, a pet peeve or pet aversion is a minor annoyance that an individual identifies as particularly annoying to them, to a greater degree than others may find.  While I try not to let them bother me, since they are really minor things, they still get on my […]

10 Tips to Living and Loving Life After 50

Having started this blog a year ago about living and loving life after 50, I realized we could all do with a summary to highlight the moral behind all the stories I have been sharing.  As we get older, we tend to become set in our ways.  How can we ensure that we don’t become […]

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade

This phrase is meant to encourage optimism and a positive can-do attitude in the face of adversity or misfortune. Lemons suggest sourness or difficulties in life, while lemonade is a sweet drink.  Most of us try to see the good in things and try to make the best of every situation, telling ourselves there’s a […]

The Salted Egg Snacks Craze

Who would imagine such craze for these salted egg snacks?  I was texted by my friend in Hong Kong to help buy her some of these Irvins salted egg snacks.  I was visiting HKG anyway, so how difficult could it be to pick these up?  WRONG! I checked out the website and there were several […]

Saying goodbye to your pet – in loving memory of Bella

I have never had a pet so it is difficult for me to fully understand the sadness one feels when the pet dies.  When you have a pet for 10 years, I suppose it becomes part of the family and you do miss it when it dies, although I can’t imagine an animal being a family […]

To-Do Lists, A Key To Success

Now that I am working only part-time, I have more time to check out what’s posted on LinkedIn and Facebooks, and pay more attention to my finances and spend time with family and friends of course.  An interesting article caught my attention on LinkedIn this week where Richard Branson credits To-Do Lists as a key to his success.  This […]