One of the many blessings my generation of baby boomers can experience is the success and happiness of your adult children. Sometimes the hardest lesson is learning how to keep silent when your child veers off the course you expected them to take. Most of our apprehension is rooted in fear of the unknown or … Continue reading
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A Baby Boomer’s Note to Younger Self
It’s Saturday night, clock ticking towards midnight, and I’m watching a 2006 movie, The Devil Wears Prada. I bet I am one of a handful of people on earth who has never seen its first run, or its second, or its continuous reruns on cable, Netflix, or any other streaming service. The Devil Wears Prada … Continue reading
The End of An Era
When you are a mere 20 something, the thought of retirement feels as real as the plausibility of humans rocketing to the moon. You know somewhere in the recesses of your mind that space travel may be a remote possibility in your lifetime but the actual “happening” feels as implausible as……., I guess, taking a … Continue reading
Happy Birthday to Me!
Yesterday was my birthday. My 6th decade of life has been filled with awe, wonder, astonishment, extreme loss and unbelievable gratitude. The tragic and unfathomable rise in suicides across the globe targets young, old, rich, poor, the disenfranchised, and the bullied with equal strokes of despair. Many of us were indoctrinated with the intrinsic belief … Continue reading
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Pickleball Camp, Here We Come!
For those of you who follow my Facebook page, you know by now that I, and a few of my Pickleball friends, attended Pickleball Camp, in New Durham, New Hampshire. The five hour drive, sleeping in a kids’, low frills, one room cabin, and the very idea of unfettered “bugs” did not deter us. In … Continue reading
Those Among Us
Three things happened to me recently. I attended the 8th Annual Women’s Luncheon hosted by Kathleen Rice, the United States Representative for New York’s 4th congressional district, secondly, in route to Las Vegas, I watched the movie The Post, a film about Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, who found herself, following the death … Continue reading
30-Day Get Lean in 2018 Challenge Day 5: Tips for a Complete Pantry Clean Out | LIVESTRONG.COM
You’re eating healthier and tracking your food choices and nutrition, so let’s take it up a notch and give your pantry a makeover. Cleaning out your… — Read on http://www.livestrong.com/article/1012182-30day-slim-down-challenge-day-5/
“A Doo Wop Wop Wop, A Doo Wop Wop” Doo Wop’s Here to Stay!
Recently, my friends, husbands and I were transformed back to a time and place familiar and comfortable to most Baby Boomers. We sat transfixed and deep in thought as we swayed to the rhythm of the music of a bygone era. The Doo Wop Concert at the Tilles Center of Performing Arts was packed. The … Continue reading
Death By Chocolate!
What better way to cap off two hours of intense Pickleball playing than to saddle up to the local diner for delicious mouth watering ice-cream; throw in a side of crispy French Fries and all is right with the world. Between playing Pickleball and inhaling the ice-cream desserts the endorphin rush was amazing. But today’s … Continue reading