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My family is doing a staycation this year. We’re taking a few local trips here and there. But...

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Friday Pix: Some Recommended Reading for the Weekend

On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading for the weekend: a. My favorite...

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Giving Up Your Addictions in Middle Age

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  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Things To Do on a Staycation

    My family is doing a staycation this year. We’re taking a few local trips here and there. But mostly – due to assorted work deadlines and general exhaustion with, well, life  – we’ll be at home in London. Apparently, we’re not alone. Here in the U.K., anxieties around Brexit have prompted many more British people to vacation […]

    Posted on August 15, 2018 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Some Recommended Reading for the Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading for the weekend: a. My favorite new discovery for all we writers of a certain age is Bloom, a literary site devoted to highlighting, profiling, reviewing, and interviewing authors whose first major work was published when they were age 40 or older. To which I […]

    Posted on August 10, 2018 0 comments
  • Giving Up Your Addictions in Middle Age

    I’ve stopped using my cell phone for the last several weeks. Ok, that’s an exaggeration. What I’ve really done is to stop checking my phone incessantly. I didn’t do this voluntarily. My house was burgled a few weeks back and they took all of our phones save one. Which means that for the past several […]

    Posted on August 2, 2018 1 comment
  • An Exercise Jingle for Chronic Pain in Middle Age

    There’s a popular children’s song meant to inspire kids to exercise. It’s called Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes. If you’ve ever had children, grandchildren, step-children or just spent time with little kids, you’ll undoubtedly be familiar with it. Lately, I’ve been thinking that they should create a grown up version of that song, one that […]

    Posted on July 19, 2018 2 comments
  • Career Change: Finding Your Moment In Middle Age

    I had coffee with a friend last week whom I hadn’t seen in a while. She and I used to work together. Like me, she left that company roughly a year ago. And, like me, she’s spent the better part of this year regrouping to figure out what’s next for her professionally. We share a […]

    Posted on July 12, 2018 4 comments