Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura
Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura
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The secret of life
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - October 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Retirement should be given a new name. It is not just a sign that your professional life is over. It is a sign that a new life is beginning, one where you are freer because there’s no company to tell you what...
The real secret to creativity? Do it to make you happy
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - October 7, 2018 - 12:00am
I thought I might want to write about creativity, something my family sometimes implied I have had since I was small.
Life’s ups and downs
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - September 30, 2018 - 12:00am
That’s it! September — the first of the “ber” months — ends today. Already we’ve been hearing the Christmas Carols at the supermarkets.
Life worth living
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - September 23, 2018 - 12:00am
What is life?
How to do eggs
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - September 16, 2018 - 12:00am
As children we used to love having fried eggs for breakfast.
Crawl into bed virtually dead
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - September 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Tuesday I resumed my dance class at Sunshine Place. That made me count back to the last time I took classes there. Ten months! No wonder I felt after class that I would just simply drop dead.
My strange family
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - September 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Now it’s September.
Fashion is back
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - August 26, 2018 - 12:00am
I always like to look on the good side of fashionable.
Moved house at last
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - August 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Moving house is very hard.
The wonder of growing old
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Omigod, I have begun my 75th year of life. I am not getting old. I am old. Sometimes I wonder at the way this feels.
A little bit of Europe
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
When we were 16, four of us were sent to Switzerland to a finishing school. Our school was in Lausanne and that’s where we learned how to drink cheap red wine and smoke cigarettes (even though on the first...
The intricacies of backaches
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - July 22, 2018 - 12:00am
I go near the window and pick up the multi-colored feather duster but it’s not made of feathers, it’s made of thread.
Forget about inspiration
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Thank you for your messages to ease my excruciating pain.
In excruciating pain
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
You are never going to believe this but I am writing you from an awkward position in my husband’s swivel chair.
Still moving house
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - June 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Once again I apologize for my absence last Sunday.
Writing the way I write
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - June 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I apologize for missing my column last Sunday.
Healing Witchcraft
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
A constellation is a group of stars that form imaginary outlines in the sky representing animals or mythological people or gods.
Life in a haunted house
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Life is so strange sometimes.
Details, details, details
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
What happens when you get married as late as I did?
Become resilient
by Barbara Gonzalez-Ventura - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometimes as women grow older we worry about what we did to our children.
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