Showing by category: Life Lessons for Women over 50

Peace. Love. Jane.
Did you see Jane Fonda on the Emmy Awards Show this week?   Well, I didn’t watch the show, but I love to take a look at the evening’s finery in the after photos.  And there she was, in bright pink top to toe, a long pony tale and bangs. Her face looked a tad overly made-up and did it seem k [more]
Aging and Body Image
I was always lucky to have had a body that didn’t easily gain weight. Oh I worried about how I looked and I wasn’t ever happy with myself in a bathing swimsuit, but the weight thing, not a problem. I never had to diet or think too much about what foods I ate. That was then.  This is now. [more]
The Loneliness of Age
*Note: As I was driving home the other day, I happened upon an NPR story on the health risks of chronic loneliness and then saw an article in the New York Times about the same subject.  While I wrote this essay earlier in the summer, I realized that it's message is an important one any time, so her [more]
Your Best Investment?  Your Health
I’ve got an embarrassing admission to make.  I’ve never been very good at managing my investments.  Oh, I know how much I’ve got in the bank and I have a great financial guy who manages my meager retirement fund, but I’m not really very savvy when it comes to maximizing my investments. [more]
For Lordy’s Sake Stay Healthy
I had a great grandmother who admonished, "Don't wish your life away.  And while that’s sage advice, I find February to be a month I spend wondering if I should have made some resolutions for the year ahead. I haven’t. Nope, I got to February and can breathe a sigh of relief. Does anyone [more]
One year ago I finally let myself go gray. My hair that is. What better metaphor for embracing this time of life, this amazing, frustrating, funny, uncomfortable, time of life than Going Gray? I didn’t get to gray easily or lightly, and the journey continues. Like you, I’m making it up as I [more]
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