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 . . .