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Aideen Walsh
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Silver Lining Spotter
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Is it genetic?
Or is it learned? I was brought up to not 'show off'', whine or bully others, to take responsibility and learn from my mistakes, and never be rude - being rude covered a huge range: Say please and thank you - and mean it Don't shout Don't talk with your mou...
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Do you store memories in your olfactory tube?
Recently, I was making bechamel sauce a.k.a. white sauce, without fail as with every time I make it, along came that memory, playing like a video in my head. I was about 12 years old, it was Easter Sunday and my mother was ill in bed. When I was growing up ...
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My get up and go..
Yep, it got up and went. So would I, if I didn't have some good reasons to stay. My plan was to come to the land of the free, where all men (and women) are (were) equal, where religion played no part in politics and immigrants were welcomed with open arms, ...
My get up and go..
My get up and go..
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Chapter 24 of Peeling The Onion - time to say this again
Gender dysphoria, trans gendered, transsexual, transvestite, cross dresser.  These are just some of the terms used to refer to an extremely diverse variety of conditions and dispositions.  It is probably true to say that every person who belongs to one of t...
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I'm getting too old for this...
I am beginning to see a theme on this blog. As I start to feel my age I am surprised by how surprised I am to experience the side effects of old age. I mentioned not so long ago ( here ), that I knew from observation what it was like to grow old, but I expe...
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No Baggage Please
I came across this article and it started me thinking about the emotional baggage we all carry for varying reasons. If you read my book, you will know that I was part of the online dating scene for a number of years. One of the things that I did pause and w...
No Baggage Please
No Baggage Please
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Getting older and getting better
There was I lot I thought I knew about being old as I was growing up. I used to carefully observe my grandmother. I knew that you developed a lot of aches and pains and these appeared to vary in intensity in direct relationship to weather conditions but wer...
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Texas Conference for Women
I think I would have enjoyed this conference more had I not been to the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) just weeks before. However, despite that, I really did enjoy the Texas Conference for Women (TCW). There were a number of obvious differences.  GHC was fo...
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My Bucket List
I thought it was time to create a bucket list so I started googling for ideas. I found lots of them, and almost all were either things I had already done, or would never care to do, so I abandoned google and looked inside myself.  Then I thought, make a lis...
My Bucket List
My Bucket List
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Dealing with an abrasive personality
In my career, as a human being, I have had to deal with abrasive, arrogant and aggressive people in both my professional and my personal life. At no time was it easy, but I have to say that as I get older I get more capable of dealing with these people, of ...
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