Turning 60 at 35

Today is my birthday. I’m sixty. Sixty freaking years old!! How the hell did that happen?


I keep reminding myself because I can’t believe it’s true. I feel 30 inside - except when I bend down, but that's not what

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The Masterclass on Staying Young

I met a man last weekend that inspired me to no end. His name is Mel Zajac, and he is 94 years old.


I spoke to him for less than a minute, but he shared so much wisdom I wanted…

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Your Voice Doesn't Come with a Mute Button

Stifle yourself. Be seen and not heard. No one cares what you think! Those phrases are woven into the fabric of a woman's life. Your voice doesn't come with a mute button. You have a story to tell. An opinion…

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Looking up and other Life Lessons

I’ve been thinking of my sister Joyce more than usual lately. The Anniversary of her was a couple of weeks ago.


As sisters, you would think we would have enjoyed a lifetime together. But that wasn’t the case for us…

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Help! I've hit the Pandemic Wall

I don’t know about you, but for me, spring can’t come soon enough. The dark rainy days of winter are hard enough during regular times. But during a pandemic, they can be brutal. 


Everyone I talk to is at their…

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Rekindle the Love for Your Goals in 2021

You don’t bring me flowers. You don’t sing me love songs.

How do we rekindle our love for the goals we set at the beginning of the year? 

Yup. It’s mid-January, and the honeymoon is over. The love-filled gaze of…

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I've been reading Jim Kwik's "Limitless." Essential reading if you ask me. One of the 'Lies" he says we're told is "Knowledge is power." It isn't. Know it alls aren't powerful. They're jerks. This month we're talking about goals and…

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That's a Wrap!

When I look back at 2020 at first glance it seems as though I did nothing. The goals I had at the beginning of the year stand out like glowing reminders of my incompetence. Well, that’s depressing. Then I thought…

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The Best Worst Christmas Ever

It was the worst Christmas ever. Christmas 2002. 


My children were coming for an overnight stay. I didn’t see them often, so I was excited. At the same time, I was desperate. We didn’t have two pennies to rub together.…

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