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Deboarah McNevin

Deborah McNevin

Grey Matters columnist Deborah McNevin is a relatively long-time Yukoner and a relatively new senior, part of the writers’ collective for this column.


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Issue: 2019-11-13, PHOTO: Deborah McNevin

In the old days–good or otherwise–interpersonal connections were via letter or phone or face-to-face. Now there are any number of interactions that can take place online and can lead to connections with real people. Read more

Humour

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Issue: 2019-06-26, PHOTO: Pixabay

My inner brat just won’t listen. Some people are blessed with an inner prince or princess, but I am saddled with a brat, verging on a rebel. The adult me tells the inner brat about the benefits and merits of exercise. Read more

Yukon Active

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Issue: 2019-01-23, PHOTO: Deborah McNevin

It began innocently enough. At a gathering shortly after I stopped working, I overheard a friend mentioning that another friend had said she was going to learn bridge in order to have something to do in the nursing home... Read more

Hobbies

Deborah McNevin as a baby

courtesy of Deborah McNevin

There are so many negative phrases out there about aging, aren’t there? I often hear the sayings “Old age ain’t for sissies” (Bette Davis) and “You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s gone” (Joni Mitchell), or “Life’s a b--ch and then you die” (auth Read more

Yukon Lifestyle