Uta’s Diary and Memories

I found out that my friend, Cordula Braun/Lepsius, died in July 2011, aged 76. I knew her already, when she was two years old. I have very good memories about her over many, many years, even though we lived in different countries for most of our lives, and with advancing age, I had less andContinue reading “Uta’s Diary and Memories”

Alternatives to remarriage in later life

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remarriage Differences in desire to repartner Men and women not only have different remarriage rates, but they also differ in their desire to repartner (to establish a new romantic relationship). A year and a half after the death of a spouse, 15% of widows and 37% of widowers ages 65 and older were interested inContinue reading “Alternatives to remarriage in later life”

Memories about my Mother

A Copy of what I published in October 2020  auntyuta  Copy, Memories, Old Age  October 1, 2020  https://auntyuta.com/2014/02/17/in-memory-of-charlotte-my-mother/ berlioz1935February 17, 2014 at 12:37 pm  It is interesting that she passed away on the night of our wedding anniversary. A wedding she had originally not liked taking place. In later years she changed her tune and we were good friends.Continue reading “Memories about my Mother”

Old Age

The problems I experience at times with anxiety and stress seem to increase more and more the older I get! On the other hand, the times when I can stay totally anxiety and stress free are just wonderful! 🙂 Sadly I don’t seem to be able to avoid anxiety and stress at all times. TheContinue reading “Old Age”

Are Nights just for sleeping?

Just a few days ago, namely on the 3rd of this month, I published this interview: https://www.theguardian.com/global/2019/may/12/still-talking-about-sex-dr-ruth-westheimer-interview Now, during the night, that is in the very, very early morning hours of the 13th of December, I find it very interesting, to have another look at this interview! And on top of that, at everything thatContinue reading “Are Nights just for sleeping?”

Talking about Sex

https://www.theguardian.com/global/2019/may/12/still-talking-about-sex-dr-ruth-westheimer-interview The ObserverSex Interview Dr Ruth: ‘Nobody has any business being naked in bed if they haven’t decided to have sex’ Aaron Hicklin ‘Sex for us Jews was never considered a sin’: Dr Ruth Westheimer. Photograph: Corey Nickols/Contour by Getty Images Sex therapist, child of the Holocaust, former sniper… Dr Ruth Westheimer has lived more thanContinue reading “Talking about Sex”

What does God want me to do?

What does God want me to do? https://wordpress.com/post/auntyuta.com/1297 Last Sunday at Mass I was confronted with the above question. As it happened it was a day when I was in quite a bit of physical pain. The pain didn’t start out to be really bad. I would be all right walking to church, so IContinue reading “What does God want me to do?”

Private: Uta’s Diary

auntyutaDiary, Life in Australia, Old Age  Saturday, 25th of April 2020, 5AM Everyone has by now some idea about the Coronavirus. It definitely has brought a lot of changes to our lives. How will all this end? Nobody knows for sure. We may have some ideas how it might end. However we cannot really know it, notContinue reading “Private: Uta’s Diary”

Remembering Childhood Prayers

Now, that I am 87, I often remember these simple little childhood prayers. These prayers must have meant something to me when I was a child. This is, why I still remember them! 🙂 The family I grew up in was not very religious. During my whole childhood I remember being taken to church onlyContinue reading “Remembering Childhood Prayers”