Monthly Archives: May 2011


Wrinkles Be Gone!

It seems that lotions & potions can’t really eliminate wrinkles but they can help minimize and discourage those wicked lines from taking over a beautiful face.  And since I’m not... Read More...


Staged to Sell

Anyone who watches HGTV knows the role of “staging” a home for a faster, higher-priced sale.  Out with the dog’s dish, in with the sculpture.  But what does it cost and is it worth... Read More...

Boomer Girls 1

Be “Fearless”

When Diane Keaton turned 60 this past January, she posted a blog on The Huffington Post entitled “The Upside of Turning 60.”  Her greatest insight on this milestone celebration?  “There... Read More...

Young Couple with Two Children (8-12) Walking on the Beach

Walking Builds Brains

Walking at least six miles a week may be good for the brain.  The University of Pittsburg studied 299 dementia-free adults over a period of 13 years and determined that those who walked the most reduced... Read More...

mickey rooney

Mickey Rooney Speaks Out

How sad it was a few weeks ago to see Mickey Rooney testify before the Senate on his personal experience as the victim of elder abuse.  What a pitiful commentary on society that our values and respect... Read More...


Anti-Aging Super Foods from Doctor Oz

I’m typically not a big fan of TV ”experts”  – but I love Dr. Oz.  Somehow, I believe him and trust his information.  If only I would follow all that good advice.  I’m trying, really I... Read More...

Nora Ephron

I Remember Nothing – And Other Reflections by Nora Ephron

I Remember Nothing is an easy, entertaining Sunday afternoon delight. The first essay – of the same title as the book – brings forth universal experiences shared by the aging mind. As Ephron... Read More...

Words of Wisdom

Zest is the secret of all beauty. There is no beauty that is attractive without zest.”
by Christian Dior