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...

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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...

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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

I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I'm not afraid to look behind them.
by Elizabeth Taylor