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Have a plan, not just a stock portfolio

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Columns

In the first quarter of 2017, the bull market seemed unstoppable. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared past 20,000 and closed at all-time highs on 12 consecutive trading days. The Nasdaq Composite gained almost 10% in three months.

Enjoying the Big Apple with the grands

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Columns

New York City – people either love it or hate it. Put me in the “love it” category. I recently had the opportunity to take my twin granddaughters to the Big Apple. It was a dream for me to share the city I love with them and a dream for them to go.

Enjoy your ‘golden years’

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Columns

Ever notice how our priorities change as we grow older? Things that seemed to be so important to us become frivolous and insignificant.

When someone dies without a will

on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. Posted in Columns

Every day, people die intestate. In legalese, that means without a will. This opens the door for the courts to decide what happens with their estates.

Are gadgets taking over our minds?

on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. Posted in Columns

In our fast-paced world of modern technology we quickly become habitized (made up word) to our electronics and fancy gadgets.

Spiritual Hoarders

on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in Columns

One of my favorite shows I like watching is “Hoarders” on the A&E channel. I am just amazed at how the brain can think that living in such conditions is ok. If you’re not familiar with this show, I will give you a peek inside for your information.

Pros and cons of becoming a seenager

on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in Columns

There are emails circulating that suggest a new name for senior citizens. It is seenager which means senior teenager.

Pet Talk: Allergy sufferers can have pets, too

on Wednesday, 05 April 2017. Posted in Columns

Allergies are among the most chronic conditions worldwide, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Though many of us love companion animals, some pets, especially cats and dogs, can cause allergic reactions in people.

In praise of lefthanders!

on Wednesday, 29 March 2017. Posted in Columns

My late husband Beau was lefthanded. As such, I often teased that he did things backwards. For instance, he ironed from left to right – first turning the ironing board around and then holding the iron in his left hand.

Telltale signs of aging

on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in Columns

You might be old if.....

When morning takes too long

on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in Columns

Not long ago, many of us in the area where I live had to endure a power outage. We have all gotten so accustomed to having the luxury of electricity to get us through our day that once it’s shut off we are definitely in the dark.

Fun with oxymorons

on Wednesday, 15 March 2017. Posted in Columns

Have you ever thought about these oxymorons?

Chew over these ponderisms

on Wednesday, 08 March 2017. Posted in Columns

Think about it: In the 1960s, people took acid to make the world weird. Now the world is weird and people take Prozac to make it normal.

When the saints go marching in

on Wednesday, 01 March 2017. Posted in Columns

The power of the believers is so tremendous and mind blowing. We haven’t a clue regarding the magnitude of the depth of this power and how it can be used against the powers of darkness.

You might be old if you remember rabbit ears

on Wednesday, 01 March 2017. Posted in Columns

Every so often I am reminded that some of the words and expressions we older folks have been acquainted with all of our lives can be perplexing to our youngsters.
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