Monthly Archives: January 2012

My Married Crush

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January 31, 2012
My Married Crush - The Lovers

I’m married – going on 21 years in fact – but have a crush on my cute, younger-than-me-still-has-hair allergist. And yes, my husband knows.
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Style a la Nana

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January 31, 2012
generational lesson in style

Jewish matriarchs raised me according to strict mores, dictating the rules of proper dress, according to season and society.
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What’s in Your Closet? Ten Must-Haves for Post50 Fashionistas

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January 31, 2012
What's In Your Closet - Barbara Grufferman

Barbara Grufferman saves Boomers time by simplifying fashion choices.
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Meeting St. Irene in Istanbul

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January 31, 2012
istanbul

Hagia Sophia is like a once-alluring woman whose face is now ravaged by age, but whose loveliness is still mesmerizing.
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Size 12 and Beautiful

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January 31, 2012
plus sized model katya zharkova

And I hope that any young woman who sees this picture will look at herself and see someone lovely, too.
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I’m Turning 50 Tomorrow, and I Can’t Wait!

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January 31, 2012
Turning 50

I’ve decided to treat this year like one big celebration of life, and do special things I wouldn’t ordinarily do, under the guise of it being “for my 50th birthday.
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The Wrinkles on My Wrinkles: My Life in Lines

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January 31, 2012
Nancy Aronie loving her wrinkles

I turned 70 this year. And the wrinkles on my wrinkles tell the world what a rough last four years I’ve had
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Elder Care Experts – Us!

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January 31, 2012
expert ideas

One great way to manage the stresses of caring for elderly parents is to have a chance to think about the future before it’s knocking on your door, wiping its dirty feet on your welcome mat, barging on in and taking over your life.
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From Back of the Bus, Israeli Women Fight Segregation (The Wall Street Journal)

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January 31, 2012

Hurray to the brave who are trying to change long-held practices. From Back of the Bus… Return Home
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“When men reach their sixties and retire, they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.” ~Gail Sheehy Return Home
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Alone Again, Naturally (The New York Times)

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January 27, 2012

A wonderful first person story on living alone – and why we women are better at it than men. Alone Again, Naturally Return Home
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“There is a special place in hell for women who do not help other women.” ~Madeleine K. Albright Return Home
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Generation Me? Maybe Not! – AARP

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January 26, 2012

Bravo to Boomers we did something right. BA50′s can be proud. We have managed to raise the most generous next generation. Check this article out. http://www.aarp.org/relationships/friends-family/info-10-2011/empathetic-generation.html Return Home
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“Curve: The loveliest distance between two points.”  ~Mae West Return Home
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The Nextnik Show

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January 25, 2012

We BA50ers love stories of reinvention which is why these webisodes  — by a middle aged former video editor and technical director at ABC News  –  resonate with us. They are based on a 55-year-old guy named Larry Zimmerman who has been with the same company for 25 years – and is abruptly fired.
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“Sex without love is a meaningless experience, but as far as meaningless experiences go its pretty damn good.” - Woody Allen Return Home
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Watching Them Watching Me Modern Love

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January 24, 2012

My eyes are welled up as I read this piece. What a beautiful story of a husband/father’s perspective of losing his wife of 25 years and his sensitve insights. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/22/fashion/watching-them-watching-me.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&ref=style Return Home
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It’s All About Me — My Plan

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January 24, 2012
all about me image

After planning, preparing and executing my family’s thirty-first Christmas, I am tired. Very tired and a bit ornery.My New Years resolution is to practice self centeredness.
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Landing Strip – (FYI: You May want to skip this Article: It could be TMI)

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January 24, 2012
waxing stories

I have heard the kids are all going Brazilian. When I first heard that term, I loved the exotic sound of it but was soon left mouth agape upon full disclosure of what it truly meant.
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Spiritual Retreats: Vacations for the Soul

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January 24, 2012
meditation-retreats

I would guess that most people—especially the parents among us—have taken vacations that seemed more like forced marches than relaxing getaways.
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