How to right your thinking and improve your mood

October 19, 2021
Sometimes, all it takes is an understanding of the simple source of our thoughts. And for that, I turn to the wisdom of  fake Lao Tzu. That's right, fake. Because this quote has been attributed to him. Not accurate, though. Also attributed to a Brazilian motivational speaker....

Just because they’re dead, it doesn’t mean they...

August 5, 2021
Grief is just not logical. Not for those who believe that life goes on.  I have a deep belief that life goes on after we leave this body. Dead means we just change...

How clueless, willful, self-centered American people are pr...

August 3, 2021
I am so disappointed in those responsible for prolonging the pandemic. This summer I am watching people get together all over the place. Multiple family groups on...

Yummy easy summer salad ala Michele

July 30, 2021
Few people cook as well as my sister-in-love, Michele. She made this easy summer salad for me in June and I've been making it regularly since. It's the perfect...

Is it time for the “Real” Housewives to retire?

July 28, 2021
NEWSFLASH! Ratings for RHONY are so low the reunion taping is postponed ! RAMONA may finally be FIRED! Or the RHONY CANCELLED! You're going to tell me you don't give...

How holding space is more supportive than blind loyalty

July 27, 2021
In all the years I've lived in California--some 36 years--I can't remember anyone bringing up the subject of loyalty. But since I've been spending time in my hometown,...

Now that I’m 70 there’s more time behind than a

July 23, 2021
I'm 70 today. How did I get here? I don't feel a day over 50, honest. I'm still a little girly. With a veneer of maturity. Ok. Maybe more than a veneer. But 70...

Why you should run fast as you can from someone who withhol

July 19, 2021
If you approach others with an open heart, you may not be familiar with the concept of withholding.  It's a pretty diabolical relationship dynamic and a big red flag...

All the week’s buzz from Boomer bloggers

July 18, 2021
Typewriters would be clacking back in our old days, as my favorite Boomer bloggers express their thoughts this week. But today it's the almost silent click of...

The truth about Invisaligns

July 14, 2021
When Dr. Fang, as I affectionally call him, suggested Invisaligns after noticing that my teeth were shifting as I aged, I rejected the idea. Especially after he told me...

How do we find home? What makes a Californian?

July 13, 2021
This question is current for me, as I start to look ahead, further out than I've ever looked. Looking through a telescope at the far horizon seems to be a function of...

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