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Do Not Disturb!

Most nights I have a terrible time falling asleep. My mind is never fully at rest. I turn on my ceiling fan…winter and summer…punch my pillow to mold it into my neck, pull up my quilt, get into position and close my eyes. It’s then I remember I have to phone Cynthia with directions to the restaurant we’re meeting at on Wednesday, work on a Letter o...Read More

Of Miniskirts and Political Correctness

Does what you wear matter?  Should it?  Why? We’re traveling and have limited cooking opportunities.  So, this morning I went out to get us come “grub.”  Stopped at the local donut shop. And – there she was. Long, long hair, all twisted in curls.  Mini skirt, leather gladiator sandals, sheer (very) blouse loosely covering a lacy brassiere leaving v...Read More

Let’s Stay Vigorous, Vital! 5 Yoga Poses That Help

Life is busy. We tend to take care of everyone and everything else before we take care of ourselves. As a result, healthy lifestyles and exercise programs often get left behind. What if there was a way to improve balance, coordination and strength while reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, and improving sleep quality? An estimated 11 million A...Read More

10 Hours

10 Hours – The total length of time I spent in the Emergency Room at Newton Memorial Hospital. Four of those hours I sat in the outer waiting room where my complaint of being unable to breath was accepted as trivial compared to that of the man who walked in carrying his finger in a jar. Three of those hours were spent on my back, on what the ...Read More

My Case for Financial Assets – by Billy Kaderli

When I was a stock broker in California – one of the hottest housing markets in the US – real-estate was my competition. “Everyone” was making money in real-estate so why would they invest in the stock market? I needed an angle I went to the Board of Realtors and got prices for 2-3 and 4 bedroom homes in the area, both at the current pr...Read More

Where Do I Buy It? NOW!

My neighbor yelled at me because I put the garbage out two hours early. The guy behind me in a shiny black Dodge Ram honked at me because I stopped at a stop sign. The woman next in line in the supermarket growled because I was too slow digging out my credit card. Disgraced. Merriam-Webster defines disgraced as a source of shame – losing favor or s...Read More

10 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life

This question originally appeared on Quora—here are some of the most popular responses: Nelson Wang, Entreprenuer, Writer, 10 years in Technology, Founder of www.ceolifestyle.io Simple is good  Life has so much clarity when you keep things simple.  For example: Want to better understand? Listen. Miss a loved one? Call. (Or text, Facebook message, S...Read More

10 Things You Should Never Do Over Text Message

Texting has totally made life easier, right? The first text message was sent in 1992 from Neil Papworth, a former developer at Sema Group Telecoms. Mobile phones didn’t have keyboards at the time, so Papworth had to type the message on a PC. Papworth’s text — “Merry Christmas” — was successfully sent to Richard Jarvis at Vod...Read More

Can Marriage Last Forever Even As We Live Longer?

People over the age of 50 are getting divorced at a higher rate in the US than previously. In the last three decades, the rate of divorce in the 50 plus population has doubled presenting a question to all of us – Can Marriage Last Forever Even As We Live Longer? The baby boomers who fell in love and got married during the 1960’s are the ones ...Read More

Hearing Loss and What We Can do About it

Our bodies change throughout our lifetimes. From our metabolism to joint sensitivity to eyesight decline, we require a more maintenance as we age. But is there anything more aggravating than hearing loss? It’s like everyone around you is mumbling, and you endlessly have to ask friends to repeat themselves. Your spouse is probably on your case about...Read More

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