Like a lot people at the end of every year, I make a list of New Year’s Resolutions. This is something I look forward to every year and usually with great enthusiasm. Usually, this involves a lot of cutting and pasting from the previous year: Talk on the phone instead of text, read more, workout […]
Three Words Everyone Wants To Hear
When burying the hatchet over old wounds, when the opportunity arises to make amends, do we kiss and make up agreeing to disagree? Or rehash all the icky, painful, uncomfortable stuff, leaving the possibility for more damage once the proverbial pot is stirred. If we don’t talk about it, is it ever really resolved? Do […]
The Eyes Are The First To Go
When I was a little girl I used to love playing with my dad’s glasses, pretending I was my third grade teacher or a high powered executive. Now that I’m technically “over-the-hill” and everything is just a blur, wearing glasses has become a necessity. Whoever said, “The eyes are the first to go,” wasn’t kidding. […]
When Your Cups Runneth Over
Apparently, I’m wearing the wrong size bra. And, to my chagrin, have been for years. This little nugget came to me while in the dressing room at a local swanky store known for it’s lingerie department. Where the saleswomen are skilled, overzealous, and without any concept of modesty. The young, perky saleswoman, let’s call her […]
Living Out Loud In My Second Half: I’ve Come A Long Way, Baby!
Learning to live out loud in my second half wasn’t originally my goal, but it happened anyway. I pretty much spent a lifetime fluffing the pillows in my cushy comfort zone. But all that changed four years ago when I took a chance as the empty nest began to creep up on me. Fueled by […]
Ladies Who Lunch
Recently, I had lunch with a group of ladies I’ve known for years. We were celebrating our dear, eternally youthful friend’s – lean over now, I’ll whisper it in your ear – 59th birthday. She does not look a day over 40 which is something I do not hold against her. Yes, that makes me […]
15 Sure Signs You’ve Hit Middle Age
Middle age is a tricky thing. Does it happen at 35 or is it 55? No one really knows for sure. In the stone age, middle age truly would have been old age. There are young people who act old. Old people who act young. Perhaps best not to judge too much. So how do […]
12 Easy Tips For Gorgeous Looking Skin
My obsession with beauty and skin care came to fruition while watching my mom wash with this and slather with that. I could watch her for hours — the primping, the preening — fascinated by the transformation and careful attention to detail. So began my love affair with beauty. Many years have past, but my […]
Weekly Recap: 5 Things That Got My Attention
It’s Sunday, and I know you’re probably working off brunch and anxiously awaiting the Breaking Bad season finale tonight, but, just in case you missed them, here are a few of my favorites from the web, things I discovered and where I’ve been this week. What made me laugh: Will Ferrerll’s 2013 Emmy Awards […]
Wordless Wednesday: Could it at least come with a cocktail and a cabana boy?
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Farewell, My Uterus
They say you never really appreciate something until it’s gone, and well…I miss you. Sort of. It’s complicated. It’s been almost three years, and I never gave you the proper goodbye you deserved. Yes, we had our disagreements. Clearly we had our struggles. But we also had history. And, twice, yes twice, we made beautiful […]