My brother & I are an opposite ends of the political spectrum. Yet, a byproduct of this election and these economic times is that we've spent more time than ever talking--about politics. We have agreed to disagree, but hash out the issues in long, passionate and interesting telephone . . .
As women, we set great store by our friendships. Having the support of people who know you and still put up with your imperfections –as you know them and put up with theirs in return---can be a godsend.From time to time in my life, I’ve had to consider the nature of relationships of all kinds. I’ve . . .
(Oct. 10) - Clara Meadmore, who celebrates her 105th birthday Saturday, says she knows the secret to a long life: no sex.The retired secretary, who lives in a nursing home in Cornwall, southwestern Britain, says she is a virgin and has no regrets about it, according to reports in British newspapers. . . .
It's time to rename The Beau. In the blog world, husbands are called Darling Husband, or DH for short.Until February 21, The Beau will be called DH2B -- for Darling Husband-to-Be.Please note. . . .
I have been lucky --I've had a full and interesting life.Not all that traditional, but not too badly (or too visibly) beyond the norm.Which is why it’s always so interesting when, upon hearing of my impending marriage, someone, usually a male friend, feels compelled to bring up my history . . .
What a fine human being.Every so often I see a picture of him and my heart feels the loss.More than once after his death I've considered the life of this remarkable man.Sally Field was quoted as saying, “Sometimes God makes perfect people and Paul Newman was one of them.”I love that comment. It . . .
The editor of Yoga Journal posted this. In a time of uncertainty, it's easy to fall into a state of contraction. However, as yogis, we know we have the ability to attract the resources we need. I'm not suggesting a head-in-the-sand mentality, but perhaps a timely reevaluation of our . . .
CHANGE, TAKE ONE:You know you've been doing media relations way too long when any shred of respect you had for reporters, editors and their output has completely disappeared. And in fact, you feel nothing but disdain. A newspaper editorial (not the Tribune) recently shredded a client of mine. For . . .
This story I pasted below is upsetting on so many levels. A professional man, unable to find work, killed himself and his entire family. Out of honor. This is the first wave of stories similar to those our parents used to tell--the ones where people jumped out of buildings when the market . . .
AIG has already gone through some $60 billion of the $80+ billion bailout package.This morning I heard people on the news talking about trillions of dollars.Trillions.If it weren't our hard-earned money, it would seem like Monopoly money. I hear Park Place is in foreclosure and you can get Boardwalk . . .