I’ve spent this last day of 2016 in the warm embrace of the ones I love with sand between my toes and the salt air breeze blowing softly through my hair. Kindness, simplicity, spontaneity – wouldn’t it be wonderful and amazing if these could be the motivations of all our days. I’ve asked and been… Continue reading Intentional
My overused word list for 2016. Tired, so tired. Is there a retirement home for words that have lost their snap, crackle and pop? Curated: how did I live for 50+ years with the belief that curated is a word owned exclusively by museums and museum people. In 2016 I saw curated content about everything… Continue reading Are these words getting royalties?
Homework? Over the holiday break? Wait, I don’t even go to school anymore! Listening to a podcast while in the car this morning, I accepted a homework assignment to spruce up my personal finances as 2016 winds down. I like to share good news, good advice and free information so here we go. Whether or not New… Continue reading 5 minute homework assignment
One of the rewards I enjoy as a geriatric care manager is the opportunity to pass along helpful tips to make the day-to-day job of growing older a bit easier, safer and sometimes, more fun! I regularly accompany my dear clients to medical appointments, on routine errands like grocery shopping, and everyone’s favorite – going… Continue reading 5 handy gadgets for boomers and beyond
Like curling up with a good book on a cold, rainy day, I look forward to settling in with my favorite bloggers on a regular basis. While life in the blogosphere grants us opportunities to connect with everyday authors on countless topics, pledging allegiance to a small group of bloggers is my way of creating… Continue reading Blog roll
And when I stopped running, I sat very still and simply opened my arms to welcome a new life of countless blessings and peace.
Looking back at the highlights and blooper reels of my life, I am reminded that ushering in the new year, for me, has been part spectator sport, part Olympic competition, and part Sleeping Beauty minus the dwarfs. I am looking forward to New Year’s Eve. I’m going glitter all the way, pajamas not allowed. 2016’s last meal is… Continue reading What are you doing New Year’s Eve?
While I will continue to shout from the mountain top all the reasons I’m loving my 50s, I also admit that this aging game is not “all play and no work”. Mother Earth, Father Time and I are in a dance off of sorts. A shot of gravity here, a touch of sun damage there, and… Continue reading Skin in the game
Sometimes if you search really hard you score a movie or a television program that makes you laugh so hard you can skip your abdominal workout for a day. True story. And when I find a really funny show I want to share it with the world. A few of my recent favorites. I hope you… Continue reading Laugh until your belly hurts
November and December – holiday season – “the most wonderful time of the year”, this 2016 season has tested me. My jolly factor is not as high this year in part because two treasured family members, my uncle and my cousin, recently passed away. I am helping a sweet client learn to live without her much-loved pet.… Continue reading Live Laugh Love