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We All Have a Story

We all have a story. In preparation for a book my husband and I are working on, “How to Stay Married,” I have been perusing old journals.  I have a lot of them! I started keeping a journal many years ago when a woman I respected encouraged me to keep a chronicle of life lessons. […]

Love to Read

I love to read. And I love to encourage others to read.   Here is a short excerpt from my book, Which Old Woman Will You Be? from the chapter on Be A Reader.   Today, my top five novels are:  Jane Eyre, Christy, The Chronicles of Narnia, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Kite Runners. […]

Change the Way You Think

Saying daily affirmations, out loud, is a very effective way to live on purpose.  Having true, positive statements you say about and to yourself is rewarding, energizing, focusing, and, actually, can change the way you think. If you google “affirmations” you can find lists of suggested affirmations to tell yourself to make yourself feel better, […]

Seven Ways to Make Food Prep Exciting

Eating at home can be better and more fun than dining out every day.  Here are seven ways to make home food preparation interesting. For many years, it was my responsibility to feed our family of seven three healthy meals a day.  I decided to approach meal preparation as a hobby to keep myself engaged. […]

Less Stress and More Joy

I’m in my ThirdThird now (ages 60-90) and I find there are things I used to care a lot more about than I do now.  Priorities, experience, wisdom, adapting… whatever the reason, I am much more flexible in my thinking. The result? Less stress and more joy. A greater appreciation for each day, each opportunity, […]

It’s Here!

I’ve been telling you about my new book and now it is ready!  I’m excited to share with you that my ebook is available for purchase on Amazon for just $2.99!     I’ve been gathering content for a long time by keeping journals to record life lessons and significant moments. This book, “Which Old Woman […]

Six Ways to Prepare for a Great Life After 60

  If someone asked, here are my top 6 ways to prepare for a great life after 60…. Now that have celebrated my 65th birthday and have my Medicare card, I am enjoying being a gray-haired, older woman who has learned a lot and has arrived at a pretty good place.   I’ve made a […]