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Beautiful Holiday Table – #IFIWTL

Beautiful Holiday Table – #IFIWTL

How do you decorate for the holidays? Do you put up a Christmas tree, hang a wreath on the door, perhaps put a few Santa chachkies and candles around? That’s what I do. With no kids at home, there’s not a lot of holiday fanfare. …continue here—>

Cashmere – If I Won the Lottery (#IfIWTL)

Cashmere – If I Won the Lottery (#IfIWTL)

If you won the lottery, what would you do? This isn’t meant to be a math lesson on probability, just an invitation to dream. And by dream, in this case, I’m talking about fluffy daydreams – not big, Law of Attraction dreams. (Which I believe, …continue here—>

Health Insurance – HELP! What a F#c*ing nightmare!

Health Insurance – HELP! What a F#c*ing nightmare!

I’ve been very fortunate throughout my life to have had health insurance through an employer directly or, for the last couple of years, as a dependent. In 2017 I quit working full time and became Kurt’s dependent (chuckling under my breath at THAT one). Kurt …continue here—>

Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

“Your life flashes before your eyes”. That used to be a scary thing, but now we have smartphones. Documenting your life is an everyday thing now.  I read an article about Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick that made me think of that phrase. Kevin and …continue here—>

“OK, Boomer”

“OK, Boomer”

Yes, we’re “over 60”. We belong to the “Baby Boomer” generation. I think about these statements as specifying a category one might put me in, not who I am. “Ok Boomer” is the latest meme to take over social media and it references those of …continue here—>

Will You Choose the Right Candidate?

Will You Choose the Right Candidate?

The most powerful person in the world. That’s what we’re voting on one year from today.  All presidential elections are important. But, damn. I don’t think I’m alone in thinking 2020 will be a pivotal year in a way we’ve rarely seen in our country. …continue here—>