Monthly Archives: May 2015

Once is Enough

1989I am in the stage of life where I have friends and family losing spouses. Sometimes under tragic circumstances, others to illness, and always sad. Seeing them go through this, and knowing my father-in-law was only 64 when he died, has made me more aware that I have no guarantees of a long life ahead…
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Boom or Bust?

Photo Credit: jeffshapirorealtor.comI am at the tail end of what is classified as the "baby boomer" generation (1946-1964). For the last 30 years I have heard how this generation is numerically huge (after the war, "boom") and is living longer and healthier than ever before. In fact, our whole way of life has shifted as…
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NFL, American Idol, and Celebrity Babies

The NFL suspended Tom Brady and fined the Patriots a $1,000,000. And this is all about football. A game. Wouldn't it be great if the $1,000,000 fine went to charity? Kind of like the community fund in Monopoly? Just a thought.American Idol is coming to an end. What can you say about a show that…
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As Mother’s Day Approaches, I Am “Okay”

When my children were young, one of the greatest joys I experienced (though at the time I did not recognize it as such) was being “everything”. I was the source of nourishment, entertainment, comfort, security, wisdom, the fount of all knowledge, and anything else they needed and/or wanted. I was their first choice. That changed…
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