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The current news about Anthony Weiner presents a unique problem to Life in the Boomer Lane. Having used all of her best humor in her previous two posts about him, she isn't sure where to run with this latest inability Weiner has, to keep his penis in his pants.
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Every May, as Mother's Day approaches, I make time to think about my mom. That can hurt, as I lost her so long ago, but this year was different. I watched my sister raise her children, who are now raising their own, and that has changed my perspective.
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At the airport, I took a deep breath and approached the counter. I handed over my ticket, and the woman's eyes grew wide. She called over a coworker, and they spoke Flemish at 100 mph. I started to reach for my credit card.
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In a thought-provoking ad from Expedia, an older woman appears to take a trip down memory lane over a romantic voyage ages
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Actor Alan Alda joins HuffPosat Live to discuss his role in feminism and why it's so hard to end misogyny.
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3) Smart canes. Well, why not? Fujitsu also has a walking stick prototype that comes with a built-in navigation system that
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Sometimes I think the most important step in moving forward is just to move. So, I'm trying to follow my own advice.
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Annoyed with myself for even giving him 20 seconds of my time and wondering how these phone solicitors ever get any work anyway by making cold calls, I shot off a fast status update to Facebook describing what had just happened. That's where a friend turned the real lightbulb on for me.
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Long before Apple's iPod Shuffle came with the warning that it should not be eaten, companies hoping to avoid litigation have been bombarding us with the obvious. These warning labels have proliferated like bunnies and spilled over to direct-to-consumer advertising.
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Susan Gilreath Hanks gets perturbed when strangers call her "sweetie, honey, etc." "I find it condescending," she said. And
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Flutter was launched in 2012 as Lee-Hoffmann stepped back from the daily management of the health care consultancy company
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3) "Live in the moment," said Marti Gilley Smith. 2) Barbara Perry set her bar high. She wants to walk in a mini marathon
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Some days, I divide the world into people who go to a favorite restaurant and order the same dish each visit and those who listen to the waiter recite the chef's nightly specials and then actually try one of them. There is, of course, the group in-between: those who listen to the specials but knew from the time they made the reservation what they would be eating. At least they go through the motions of considering change.
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But Mona Low's 2013 wasn't perfect. "A friend passed away unexpectedly, so yes , I would like to go back ....." she wrote
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A few weeks ago, my teenage daughter was going through some old boxes stored in the garage and came upon a journal I wrote in 1989. The part my daughter focused on was the last page. It wasn't so much a bucket list as a promise to myself to get over some fears, stop making excuses, and prioritize not just my time but my values. Here are five things from that list that I did after I turned 50.
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Preparing for retirement may seem like a job for the far-off future -- like cleaning out the garage or sorting boxes in the attic. But if you care about your future (and who doesn't?), you really should pay attention to certain things sooner rather than later.
Home & Living
Thanksgiving is one of those loaded-for-bear holidays. We overeat, we over-drink, we overwatch football, and speaking anecdotally, we overbook appointments with our therapists for the Monday after. Families, they just do that to you sometimes, you know?
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I sleep like a baby, which is to say I sleep in short spurts throughout the night and wake up abruptly at inconvenient hours feeling kind of cranky. For years now, I have fallen asleep easily but rarely am able to stay asleep. I wake up at the slightest noise or light. I wake up when my husband moves the top sheet a millimeter.
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SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com We all know that stress, anxiety, and depression (and many antidepressant medications) can