Trump is The King of Queens

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I don’t think I am going out on a limb by saying Hollywood is chomping at the bit to write a biopic of President Donald Trump. And with scenes that are being played out in real time, this theater of the absurd will be a doozy. You better believe that Arron Sorkin, the master of […]

Travel in Bhutan

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Bhutan – A Country That Measures Happiness It was the call of Tiger’s Nest Monastery high in the Himalayas that captured my imagination. The country of Bhutan called me for a number of reasons, most importantly, because its gross national product is happiness. You can’t beat that idea! Bhutan is also a country which blends […]

3 Ways to Maintain the Allure of Confidence in your 60s

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As published in Sixty and Me The most alluring attribute a woman can possess is confidence. Confidence turns heads, makes easy introductions and can stop the world in its tracks. I just spent a week’s vacation with two of my grammar school chums. Each of us is unique, and each of our lives turned out […]

5 Ways to Live With Joy as a Single Older Woman

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As published in Sixty and Me I’ve been single for the last 17 years. I got married in 1964, when I was 20 years old. I was married for 18 years (really, 15 years because that is when we separated). And then, after that, I had a relationship with a significant other for 17 years. […]

Anxious About Aging? Get Rid of the Fears

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Are you anxious about aging? Don’t be. I recently read David Bowie’s quote and smiled:  “Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.” I’m being mindful of that mantra every day of my life since the age of 50.  We all know that age is more an attitude […]

How Much Does Your Emotional Baggage Weigh?

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The Greek god Zeus is a prominent patron of June because he is an archetype of light, clarity, power and strength – all themes found in the  month of June. Zeus is also a symbol of summer. (Known as the “father of the gods”, Zeus is also a figure for Father’s Day a holiday in […]

8 Ways Toward Better Communication

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When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well. Researchers at the University of […]

5 Ways to Leave a Great Legacy

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The discussion of leaving a legacy has come up in conversation lately among my friends and family. Most of my friends are almost or just past mid-century age, and my sons and daughters in law are almost 40 years old or older. There must something in the water. I thought about the concept of legacy […]

Stay Resilient As You Age

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Your ability to stay resilient,  visible and relevant as a sentient and powerful being in the world around you as you is the key to aging. But have you ever wondered what it was like to be invisible?  I have, and  maybe you’ve even felt invisible yourself from time to time. I had an experience […]

The Power of Resilience: Don’t Give Up, Boomers

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The story for the Boomer generation is carrying forward a challenging story about resilience. Boomers have lived through decades of change, from early post war years to the most unimaginable technological advances; from carbon paper to computer print outs; from crinoline slips to spanks; from the first suburban housing tracts to gated communities; from nuclear drills […]