Monthly Archives: July 2012

Aly Raisman’s Parents – STICK IT

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July 31, 2012

What would you look like watching your kids go for the gold? This video is fantastic. Read our article on Aly’s parents this week. Return Home
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The Empty Nesters’ Guide to Spending

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July 31, 2012
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It turns out an empty nest is a happy nest: The marital satisfaction of women ages 43 to 61 is higher for those with no kids at home.
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50 Shades of Grey: Let’s Raise the Bar

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July 31, 2012
50 Shades of Grey

If I read one more article about 50 Shades of Grey, I'm going to rip out what is left of my already thinning hair.
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Six Tips on What NOT to Write on Match.com

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July 31, 2012
What not to write on Match.com

I am a single widowed man age 49 who has met some personable, attractive women on match.com. I feel compelled to tell my story of what NOT to write in order to find a mate.
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Survival Story: Visiting Adult Kids

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July 31, 2012
Survival Story

My old Mom role wasn’t going to work here. I was in their space, an observer. They were deep in their creative process and I needed to stay clear.
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Raising U.S. Olympic Gymnast Aly Raisman

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July 31, 2012
Aly Raisman  Women's Gymnastics

Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be in the stands watching your daughter contend for the gold?
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Smart Men Read Romance Novels

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July 31, 2012
romance novels

Women should embrace their inner goddess a bit more and voice their desires in the bedroom. That,… or just give their guy the book to read himself.
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184 Days To Open The Nantucket Hotel — Amazing!

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July 31, 2012
Gwenn Masterman Snider

“This has been the most intense six months of my life and also the most creative.”
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Want to Graduate? First, Create a Company (NYTimes)

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July 31, 2012

Is the cost of Business School worth it. Maybe not. “The Founder Institute, which was started in 2009. For tuition of less than $1,000, students attend classes with one goal in mind: to create a fully operational company. In fact, they are required to incorporate before they can graduate.” From The New York Times: Want
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Club BA50 Movie Night – GIRLS NIGHT OUT – Hope Springs

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July 30, 2012
Hope Springs

Enjoy a Girls Night Out compliments of Better After 50! Enter to win tickets to the Hope Springs screening in Boston on Monday, August 6th at 7pm. Screening Location: Regal Fenway Theater 201 Brookline Ave Boston, MA 02215 Grab a friend and join other BA50s for the screening of Hope Springs, starring Meryl Streep
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Wash That Blog Out With Soap (NYTimes)

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July 30, 2012

The Kids Get Creative especially when things don’t work out as planned. Here’s a great Profile on 20-something Emma Koenig’s creative solution to employment challenges. “So, you’ve moved back in with your parents, huh? How’s that going?” reads a typical entry from her blog. She’s from “Generation Screwed,” and is doing something about it.
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Coming Soon: The Big Trade-Off (NYTimes)

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July 30, 2012

“U.S. foreign policy in the age of Alzheimer’s.” We’ll do what we can afford and forget the rest. New York Times Columnist Thomas Friedman softens the reality with a tad of humor about why the U.S. will NOT be asserting itself abroad. “Good luck, world! It’s been fun hanging with you, but we can’t
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Do colleges want well-rounded students or those with a passion?

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July 27, 2012

If you’re to your kids about college applications you may want to read this article. Do colleges want well-rounded students or those with a passion? By Valerie Strauss Return Home
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Saudi Arabia’s Olympic Paradox: Insulting Women, Islam and “Prostitutes”

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July 27, 2012

Amazing article in the Huff Post… About 2 Saudi Women going to the Olympics. Check this out. “In London, two Saudi women are set to participate in the Olympics today. But back in Saudi Arabia, millions of Saudi women and girls are effectively banned from practicing sports inside the Kingdom.” From Huffington Post: Saudi
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AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH! (The Daily)

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July 26, 2012

Hats off to Gabby Giffords as she scaled the French Alps this week. This gives us hope after all the rampaging this past week in Aurora. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Return Home
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EDITORIAL: 6,000 Bullets (NY Times)

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July 25, 2012

It’s just too easy to buy bullets says The New York Times. Powerful Op-ed this week called 6,000 Bullets about how you can dowload a song as easily as you can buy your bullets over the internet. From the New York Times: EDITORIAL: 6,000 Bullets Return Home
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OPINION: More Treatment Programs (NYTimes)

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July 25, 2012

David Brooks talks about the Aurora Movie Theatre Massacre and he doesn’t think guns are the biggest issue. Why not? He thinks it boils down to relationships – honestly Mr. Brooks. OPINION: More Treatment Programs Return Home
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NYTimes: American Woman Who Shattered Space Ceiling

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July 24, 2012

Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, died at age 61 from Pancreatic cancer. From The New York Times: SALLY RIDE | 1951-2012: American Woman Who Shattered Space Ceiling Dr. Ride was the first American woman in space, flying on two missions on the shuttle Challenger. Return Home
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NYTimes: Our Ridiculous Approach to Retirement

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July 24, 2012

Great article! Dying early or working yourself to death may not be the soundest of retirement plans.  Americans simply don’t have retirement policies that work, even when we think we do. From The New York Times: OPINION: Our Ridiculous Approach to Retirement Return Home
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Foods That Feed Your Sex Drive

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July 24, 2012
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We all know about foods that boost energy, sharpen memory, and even fight flab. But what about aphrodisiac snacks that improve your sex life?
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