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Aging Ungracefully

The Designated Adult Club

I was on Facebook the other day when a former colleague who has just started a new job jumped in...

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Why Bad Dreams Are Good For You

I’ve long been an active dreamer. My dreams are lengthy, plot-driven and very detailed. I...

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Tips for Adulthood: Five Secrets to Dinner Parties

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. Back when I was just out of college and...

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  • The Designated Adult Club

    I was on Facebook the other day when a former colleague who has just started a new job jumped in with a query about pension plans. “I need an accountant,” she wrote on her wall. “I need advice on what to with the multiple pension plans I’ve accrued since I started working. I’m not sure […]

    Posted on April 19, 2018 0 comments
  • Why Bad Dreams Are Good For You

    I’ve long been an active dreamer. My dreams are lengthy, plot-driven and very detailed. I nearly always remember them when I wake up. Nor are they particularly pleasant. From the proverbial math test that you haven’t studied for –  to the play you’re in where you don’t know your lines – I regularly experience some of […]

    Posted on April 11, 2018 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Secrets to Dinner Parties

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. Back when I was just out of college and living with three friends in Washington, DC, I once told one of my roommate’s mothers that we were going to throw a party. “Oh?” she asked. “What will you serve?” I paused, unsure how to answer. “Um…beer?” I […]

    Posted on April 4, 2018 0 comments
  • Tips For Adulthood: Five Tips for Professional Reinvention

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. As a veteran of more than one career change – and on the verge of another – I’ve come to think of myself as a bit of an expert in this area. But what’s lovely about dipping in and out of the job market is that you […]

    Posted on March 28, 2018 0 comments
  • Should Marriage Have a Sell-By Date?

    In the months leading up to our wedding some 20 years ago, my husband and I had a series of meetings with the priest and the rabbi who were to preside jointly over our ceremony. These weren’t exactly pre-cana classes – more like a series of “getting-to-know” you sessions – but they were thought-provoking all the same. […]

    Posted on March 19, 2018 0 comments