It's hard to know what to say to a friend who's just heard a cancer diagnosis. Ronna Benjamin gets that--she has breast cancer and she's heard it all. So she's come up with a list of 17 things not to say to a friend with breast cancer. Ok, so you're wondering what exactly TO say, not what NOT to . . .
It's that time again: a group of us who love boomer blogging are doing our thing with content that anyone can enjoy--even if you're not a Baby Boomer. Adventures in the Colorado outback, that's what Laura Lee Carter and her husband are up to and she's talking about it to help feed your own . . .
"I'd kill for my kids," she told me once. "They've always been my priority." They have nothing to do with her, any longer, though, because she was never their mom: she was their Dad. Before the surgery. Now she lives a true life, as herself. Herself. Because nature played a vicious trick and . . .
As a woman of Sicilian descent and the corresponding womanly figure, I have noticed a disturbing trend in women's clothing. It's a lot smaller than it used to be. Not only that, but it's not as well made. Quality control issues abound: too tight (or too long) sleeves, narrow shoulders, blouses that . . .
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Do you remember any particular turning point in your life? Maybe a time when you ended a bad relationship? Or left a job that no longer fulfilled you? This has been the Year of the Turning Point for me in a bunch of different ways. I've always talked big about culling relationships that no longer . . .
If you're a friend of mine and especially a man, the next time I see you I would just love for you to do this. Just sayin'. I'll let you imagine me laughing. Laughing yet? Things have been way too serious these past months, so I thought it might be fun to take a laughter break. A little . . .
To my (few) friends who supported Trump: I wish you could have experienced beautiful, loving, supportive, positive, diverse, non-violent and joyful Women's March in San Jose, Calif. yesterday. What a stark contrast to the hate-filled rhetoric of those who support the man who now sits in the Oval! . . .
Don't forget to go dark today to send advertisers a blunt message. No inauguration coverage at all. Tune TVs to other channels. All day. This is no problem for me, I haven't watched news since October. Don't have the stomach for it. . . .
When they go to the inauguration, we GO DARK. That's right. Tomorrow from 10 am until 6pm, don't completely turn off your television, but do unplug from the inauguration. Here's how: If you have cable or satellite TV, it's still possible to keep track of who is watching what. If you're a Nielsen . . .