Still a dreamer…Old Memories and New Hopes

Archive for June, 2013


I read that as women age, they can become old and older or older and more interesting. Having a choice? I would choose interesting. So Happy Monday to all my interesting friends, includes all!


Loving family==emotional transfusions that last a lifetime.

Personal Question

Just arrived home after a delicious dinner at Candle 79…wonderful vegan restaurant. My birthday celebration with two treasured friends. One I have been close friends since we were 5 years old, you do the math, very few people know her age, and the other is my co-author and trying to get our book published. So, my friend from childhood asked if she could ask a rather personal question. I of course said yes,(two glasses of wine) and answered her before she asked the question. I said yes, of course, it’s a natural release and why not, and added the ultimate in self love….and then her question….what kind of soap do you use??? After a few laughs, we decided on our Christmas 2013 grab bag gifts…$20 and we will search for the best soaps…but realized I shared something REALLY personal. Perhaps next time, wait for the question.


Fantasy and imagination are emotionally delightful, but not to overdo.

Epicurus….one more

This is one, on a personal level, that has always touched my life. “Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”


was an ancient Greek philosopher. His words timeless. “You don’t develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.”

“It is not so much our friends’ help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”

“Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance.”
“I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what approve I do  not know.”

……..and a favorite , but not sure which of the Greek philosophers to credit. “Happiness==friends, free thought, and knowing yourself.”


Words of wisdom to  enjoy and perhaps live by.

Not that I care, but…………………………

 An observation: I think I’m the oldest or one of the oldest on Twitter…Just saying!!!!!!!!!!!


Love this quote…

Love this quote…for all women of all ages….
Coco Chanel…………………………..” a woman could be gorgeous at 20, charming at 40, and irresistible for the rest of her life.”…………………………………I’ll drink to that..CHEERS!

Albert Einstein Quote

“There  are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle, and the other is as though everything is a miracle.”

Scent Memories

I am always looking for the elusive wonderful perfect scent. I remember fondly Faberge Straw Hat, long since discontinued.  Lovely, lilting, lasting scents bring back many memories of the hunt. My husband and I were at the theatre over 30 years ago, and a woman walked by.  I  stood in back of her taking the scent in. I had to find out what it was. The line was moving, and needed to make my move, so quietly I asked “if I may, what is the perfume you are wearing.” She turned around and very sweetly said, Tuberose by Mary Chess and it’s so inexpensive. A large bottle for $7.50″..Of course it became my favorite  until that too was discontinued….and the elegant beautiful woman who gave me the information……Gloria Vanderbilt.