AboutThe life and thoughts of Freda Marshall, a retired Church of Scotland minister living amongst the mountains and glens of Argyll.
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What fun! Another Birthday Month to plan for and enjoy. And how lovely to turn to Retirement Daze and discover that she has been working through her own BMT’s, (Birthday Month Treats.) Actually, I have been enjoying a couple of … Continue reading
Aha! So the Birthday Month is over; and what has been the non-treat of the day? - Going to the dentist. This was only my fourth or fifth visit to this new dentist since the trusted and faithful practitioner retired. At … Continue reading
I really have been busy doing nothing and very nice it has been too. I am making the most of the last few days of my Birthday Month. When it rains or I feel like drifting away into the post-Edwardian … Continue reading
No – they are not mine – but watching them on youtube is my BMT today!
Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made: Our times are in His hand Who saith “A whole I planned, Youth shows but half; Trust God: see … Continue reading
This is my birthday month. Now what treats can be scheduled? Detailed planning is required.
Perhaps the anticipation of a month of treats is enough, rather than a pre-birthday month. It is a bit the same as that strange phenomenon of being retired and still having a Day Off. One can declare any day a … Continue reading
Today is the start of the pre-birthday month. Haven’t quite decided whether to designate this a month of pre-birthday treats or of planning what the treats will be in the actual birthday month. Misty has now lost a total of … Continue reading
Talking to Son #2 the other day, we mentioned his birthday. “How old will you be?” I asked. MOTHER…… was the response, You birthed me. Happy Birthday #2 (In case of doubt, I do know which son, by the way. … Continue reading