Four grown kids, five delightful grandchildren, constant, long-time partner. A retired academic, I've recently moved with my husband from a waterfront home on a very small (Canadian) West Coast island to a condo in the city (Vancouver). Keen to discover what new priorities emerge, what interests persist in this urban life after 60!
Under the heading of Gertrude Stein's notion that "There's no such thing as repetition. Only insistence". . . .
I had plonked myself down on a step to put my running shoes on one morning this week, and the November sun was slanting its way in to make my room gleam quite beautifully. And to show me even more clearly than usual that I. Am. Not. A. Minimalist. In case there was any doubt. . . .