A portal to another world opens in front of you. You don’t know how long it will stay open or if you’ll be able to get back after you go through. What do you do? Sit with it a minute and then, I'd love to know. . . .
At our house we spend a lot of time shaking our heads at how the truth has become a casualty of U.S. politics. It is hard to believe how so many believe things that have absolutely no basis in fact. And there's nothing we can do about it because they lack the skill of discernment. How do they . . .
Make your own kind of music Sing your own special song... -Mama Cass Elliott Music is a universal language for sure. Since everyone's different, today I'm asking you to finish the following sentence: My theme song is..... When I thought about my own theme song the first one that came to mind was . . .
Today, let's finish the sentence "I am" with two words. Tell us who you are in two words and only two words. Whatever two words come to mind. For me, at this moment I am smart and sassy. You? Let us know in the comments. I am.... . . .
Everyone's got a pet peeve--that one thing that makes them go "Aaarghh!" in frustration. Maybe more than one. Pet peeve is a rather mild term, actually. Sometimes these things can drive us crazy and "my pet peeve" can raise our blood pressure. My pet peeve is people who have hidden agendas. Who . . .
Let's immerse ourselves in some inspiration and helpful information from our featured Baby Boomer bloggers today. So let's start with We take time to look after our physical health but sometimes we forget that our mental and spiritual health are just as important. May was Mental Health Month and . . .
When you saw that question, what was the very first thing that came to mind? I don't care what it is: a vacation, a big purchase, a career dream...let's hear about it in the comments! . . .
If I could be any animal, I might want to be an elephant in the bush: placid, calm and too big to be eaten. Not painted up and carrying tourists. Or maybe I'd like to be a beloved, well-cared for, cossetted and lazy house cat. If you could be any animal what would it be? . . .
Well, maybe it's not your favorite age, exactly. Here's today's question: If you could be one age for the rest of your life, what would it be? I am all about anticipation and the unknown. I'm OK with going through the good and the bad. So this question about the one age I'd want to be for the rest . . .
I know. Our image of Native Americans is not what this Navajo blessing depicts, but of bloodthirsty savages. Well, not so fast with those stereotypes. Man has always had its warrior class, usually to defend and protect people or land. Native Americans are no different in that respect. But in other . . .
Strangest food? That definition is cultural. Still and all, I'd love to know this: What's the strangest food you've ever eaten? Where were you and what were the circumstances? . . .
I'm an armchair mountain climber and have read just about every book written on major mountain climbing attempts, such as Everest and K2. I've also seen all the movies. I know. I don't look like someone who would know anything about mountain climbing, which is why I saw surprise on a Yosemite . . .
No one ever told me about perimenopause. I''d never even heard the term -- until I went to my doctor, telling him that "something is wrong." Nothing was wrong. This was just the start of a natural process all women go through. I swore then that I'd do everything I could to help inform younger women . . .
"How much will we have left?" asked Bobby Axelrod's wife on the Showtime series, Billions. "300 mil," he said. She looked aghast. "We can't live on that!" Later in the show a hedge fund manager who has fallen on "hard times" bemoans that he can't afford to live on only $40 million. That's a . . .
Let's take a moment for self-examination. I do this, every so often, myself, and I thought I'd share. How do we affect others? Do they come away with smile? a good feeling? uplifted? Or do we drag them down? Are our interactions with others positive and warm? Or are they negative and dark? When . . .
We're all human. We've all made those horrible faux pas, like dragging toilet tissue across a crowded restaurant with your shoe. Today, I'm wondering what your most embarrassing moment is. And if you don't want to cop to one, tell us an embarrassing thing you've seen. But not political. Because we . . .
Most of us worked at summer jobs when we were teens. I know I did. And I know I had a best summer job. Maybe you did, too. Or maybe you weren't a teen. Maybe your best summer job came later. Whenever it was, I'm dying to know. My best summer job was in a supermarket as a meat wrapper. Yes, . . .
It's that time again--Boomers share useful information, wisdom and just plain interesting thoughts. Here's what's on Boomer minds these days: On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison, consumer journalist, writes about how a review of your medications with your pharmacist can save . . .
Who doesn't love yummy meals? It's that time of year--(that would be every time of year) --when we're all focused on trying to eat healthy. We don't want to spend hours preparing, we want our food to taste great and we want it to be good for us. In short, we want yummy meals that can be prepared . . .
The idea of a "love language" is popular these days. That's recognition of the fact that everyone's different and what's romantic to one person might not feel the same to another. So for today's reader participation post I'm asking: what's the most romantic thing anyone has ever done for you? I'm . . .