With Myself

The Friends I Keep In My Basement

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February 4, 2014
The Friends I keep in the basement

What dear old friends are you hiding in your basement? Tell me I'm not alone.
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Gray Hair, Wine, Chocolate And Friends

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February 3, 2014
Gray hair and chocolate

Long into the night of our first day, warmed by the glow of friendship and firelight, we sipped wine, ate chocolate, and remembered. As I sat among my girlhood friends, I wondered at how like a symphony we sounded.
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Soothing Stress With Chocolate

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January 30, 2014
the chocolate-stress connection

My marriage was in shreds, I felt like I had no control and no purpose, and seeking instant relief from the complex feelings, I began scrounging in the cabinet for some stray piece of chocolate….
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Late 50′s: The Second Saturn Return

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January 29, 2014
Second Saturn Return

The Second Saturn Return brings with it an awareness of mortality. Saturn slows you down and forces you to take a long hard look at reality. How much time do you have left? How do you want to spend it? There really is no time left for procrastination, otherwise time will be up and
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Travel Back In Time

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January 29, 2014
travel back in time

When we were thirsty we gulped Kool-Aid LOADED with sugar, Hawaiian Punch or Coca-Cola out of the bottle. Candy was a staple of our diet. We never got fat because we played outside, hard, all day long.
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Why I Keep Going Back To Bonaire

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January 28, 2014
Bonaire snorkeling

When people ask “What do you do for nightlife?” I don’t tell them about counting bats or that I’m usually asleep by 9 o’clock. I might not even mention Wednesday movie night for fear of ruining it with popularity.
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50 Going On 15

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January 23, 2014
50 going on 15

I somehow expected that when I finally reached the point designated as mid life I would be established and settled - in my ways (?) or in my emotional and financial security (?) or as a bastion of assuredness and knowledge for my children and those around me (?). But none of that
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Which Women Are Happier After 50

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January 22, 2014
Yeardley Smith

I found it telling that many of the chemists, politicians and educators were embracing middle age, while the actors and models were dreading the half-century mark.
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10 Mindset Adjustments After 50

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January 14, 2014
10 mindset adjustment

Here are my top ten reminders that I'm no longer young...even though I still feel young at heart.
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Best Divorce Advice I Ever Got

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January 11, 2014
best divorce advice better after 50

At age 45, I was at the end of a 19-year marriage, and this is the advice I got that changed everything.
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How Would You Feel If Your Ex Got Cancer?

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January 9, 2014
How would you feel if your ex got cancer?

Upon hearing this news, the last thing I was expecting to feel was a deep sadness.
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50-Year-Old Women and 25-Year-Old Guys

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January 7, 2014
older woman yaounger man

It was a late night at Foxwoods when my guy announced he wanted to stay up and gamble.
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Celebrating My 50th Birthday in 2014 With Intention

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January 6, 2014
celebrating 50th birthday with intention

It’s inspired me to create a year-long personal growth program to really celebrate this special and unique birthday with intention.
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A New Year, A New Ex

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January 2, 2014
ex husband cartoon

I decided to add an addendum to my list of resolutions for the new year: let go of all the negative baggage from previous relationships and stop letting my exes define even a part of who I am...
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5 Keys For Staying Happy (and Sexy) In the New Year

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January 2, 2014
being happy and sexy

To be happier, refocus your life by considering the following tips.
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New Moon On New Year’s Day 2014

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December 31, 2013
new moon on new years

What does it mean? This is not a business as usual year.
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Best of 2013: Single After 50

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December 30, 2013
Reclining-nude

Single or not, you will love these insights from a widower, divorcee, dating coach and woman with a much younger lover.
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10 New Year’s Resolutions Perfect for the BA50

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December 29, 2013
New Years Resolutions

The last thing we gals over 50 need is another impossible list of outrageous resolutions for the New Year -- BUT…….
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Funky, Edgy AND Age Appropriate?

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December 27, 2013
sheer for over 50

After a certain age, will sheer make it past the fashion police?
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Are You Travel Compatible?

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December 26, 2013
are you travel compatible

When my ex-husband and I started dating almost 25 years ago, one of the first questions he asked me was this...
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