Thank You

To all my wonderful followers, Onfireatfifty has a new home. Please go to from now on to follow our stories of life and inspiration. I thank each and every one of you for your support and I hope to see you on the new site. #gratitudeforwarriorwomeneverywhere With much love, Anita Devlin


Like most of my generation, I was raised to show my appreciation to someone by writing a Thank You note. Never in my life did I imagine that one of them would be to an addiction treatment center. But addiction is an octopus. It’s tentacles reach out until it squeezes the life out of everyone. […]

Old Cats Teach New Tricks

I’m not sure what number life our cat, Daphne, is on now. It depends on how you count them, I suppose. Certainly the time she pushed out the screen from a second story window and landed in our driveway was one. Besides scaring the bejeepers out of us both, she appeared unharmed. (I think she […]