Natural beauty & originality

June 6, 2011
This goes against the grain today,when the meaning of "aging gracefully"includes cosmetic surgery and injectibles.I saw an author's book jacket photo theother day....

Caring for aging parents

April 5, 2011
When I look around at how my friends' older parents are coping -- or rather NOT coping--with aging, I always think, "Oh, I hope I'm not like that."They kick, they...

Playing: not just for kids

January 28, 2011
A few years ago I took a dance class called Nia. It was offered at the gym I belonged to and was held in a room that had a wall of windows.Part of our routine was...

Today is yesterday’s "some day"

January 27, 2011
Curly Girl DesignsWe act as if our time is limitless,but really, it's not.That's something we begin to grasp as we age.We're already on the journeyand today is a...

Cosmetic surgery & self esteem

January 22, 2011
If it makes you feel better about yourself,I see nothing wrong with it.We hear this all the time as justification for all the plastic surgery going on today.Breast...

The non-traditional weapons of passion & laughter

November 30, 2010
This is what you shall do. Be loyal to what you love, be true to the Earth, and fight your enemies with passion and laughter.-Edward AbbeyEnemies. I don't even like...

String around the finger’s no longer enough

November 15, 2010
Remember the SAT? {I know. A long time ago. But try.}One of the quantitative sections showed a flattened box with dotted lines. The instructions were something like: If...

We are not immortal

October 31, 2010
I didn't used to be a hypochondriac. In fact, I was always the first to get tests to "rule out."That's because I was young and had no fear. Like all young people, I...

Laughter is truly the best Rx

September 18, 2010
Laughter's great for your health.The late author, Norman Cousins, famously fought heart disease by training himself to laugh. He firmly believed that the biochemistry of...

Memory problem

August 23, 2010

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