Grieving The Loss of a Pet

By mid life, most of us (not all, but most) have had family pets and have had to deal with the loss of a beloved pet. This can be gut wrenching, and deeply emotional. Have you been there? Sometimes we see it coming.  Sometimes it happens in an instant. Either way, it is never easy. […]

I Can Name That Song In

First thing on the list today, inspired by the Third Day song I’m currently listening to: THANK YOU Mid Life Celebration readers for visiting It’s simply joyful to know that so many people visit each day. Your visits humble me, inspire me. Second thing on the list: If a movie was made of your life, […]

Life Is Short Play Hard

Mid Life words are helpful. So are mid life phrases: Just do it Carpe diem Life is short, play hard Life can change in an instant.  This One-Take-You Tube video I shot the other day while leaving from my podiatrist illustrates this perfectly. Life is short, play hard. Carpe diem. Just do it. And expect […]

Wisdom Confidence Courage Joy

Do you have words that fill you with Joy?  Words that inspire you? Words that instantly create positive images in your mind? Four favorites are in the Mid Life Celebration blog post title here – wisdom, confidence, courage, joy. Do those do anything for you?  How about these: Faith, Hope, Love Peace, Harmony, Balance Creativity, […]

Merry Midlife Christmas

Merry Midlife Christmas. “I have no gift to bring, pa-rump-a-ba-bum….” “….that’s fit to give a King, pa-rump-a-bum-bum….” While thinking about what to write on a day like today, it’s incredibly humbling, and immensely joyful and glorifying to know that “I got nothin” on a day like today. “Shall I play for you, pa-rump-a-ba-bum…..”