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Honey Good
Honey Good is a wife, sister, daughter, friend, mother of two, step-mother of one, mother-in-law to four and grandmother to 20, who affectionately call her Honey. After being widowed, remarried, surviving cancer and traveling the world, if there’s anyone that has a few insights to provide on life, it’s this woman!

Her site, Honey Good, is a collection of lessons learned, life advice and insights from not only her, but from a fantastic group of contributing writers, each adding their own spice to the recipe. Honey representing “a family tree of women” -- wives, mothers, daughters, granddaughters, mothers-in-law, daughters-in-law, sisters, aunts, cousins and girlfriends -- coming together to talk about what makes them tick as well as what they have in common. Honey Good discusses life experiences with wisdom, humor and intellect, enabling all to attain a "Honey Good Style of Life.”

Entries by Honey Good

How to Survive: Flaunt Your Visibility After 50

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 10:13 PM


By Susan "Honey" Good

You, darlings, have written many comments to me on my post titled, Do You Feel Invisible? Many of you feel invisible because of your age. Please don't! Get that feeling out of your pretty head!

I have...

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Beauty and the Beautiful

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 8:34 PM


This Article is Dedicated to Janice

Darlings, I have the ability to analyze your thoughts! I have the power within, sort of ;) I know that you take pleasure in reading certain categories on Wondering how I know?


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Why You Must Pass on Your Life Lessons to Your Grandchildren

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 8:04 PM


Families and Relationships: Pass on Your Life Lessons

By Susan "Honey" Good

We all look back on our childhood with blame and praise. I sometimes ask myself, "Who helped me become the woman I am today?" At the head of the list...

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How To Have An Impact On Your Grandchildren From Afar

(1) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 6:12 AM


My grandchildren, whom I call the "Grands," live across America.

I can't smother them with kisses. I can't wipe away a tear. I can't solve an immediate problem. I cannot share their immediate joys because I cannot be involved in their everyday...

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How to Survive: Embracing Simplicity

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 10:10 PM


By Susan 'Honey' Good

"Tis a gift to be simple, Tis a gift to be free. 'Tis a gift to come down where we ought to be. And when we find ourselves In the place that's right, twill be in a valley of...

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A Grandmother's Responsibility

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 9:36 PM


By Susan "Honey" Good

Our family stuck together like glue growing up in Hawaii. My daughters were raised in an atmosphere where life was totally centered around the family. I am proud to say they have continued this tradition in their families and...

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I AM My Mother's Daughter

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 9:17 PM


The last time my mom and I were together was on December 10. The next morning, Shelly, Orchid and I left Chicago for our home in California. When we part, my mom and I never say "good-bye." We say "so long." Actually my...

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How To Stop Being A People Pleaser

(2) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 8:41 PM


I have read, darlings, that women are conditioned (more so than men) to please others from a very early age. It is ingrained in us: if you want to be liked ... you should be a pleaser.

People pleasers want everyone around them...

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Being The Bearer Of Bad News

(4) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 5:49 AM


My Husband's Son Committed Suicide

This month marks the 8th anniversary of my husband's son's suicide. I shake my head thinking back to that awful day, January 5th, when my cell phone rang and my daughter called with the horrific news. On a...

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You Are Not Invisible

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2016 | 7:54 PM


In these days of hair dye, physical fitness, facelifts, breast and tummy tucks... oh, let's not forget Botox and other chemicals, we older women can live our lives without feeling or looking old! Modern science and our lifestyle keep us vital. Then, one...

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How Happiness Thinks

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2016 | 9:36 PM


My brother is an art collector. When I was in my 20s he convinced me to start collecting art and suggested I buy a beautiful Frank Stella. I listened and my fabulous Frank Stella hangs over our bed in our California home. During...

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How I'm Celebrating All The Helpers In My Life

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2016 | 6:23 AM


2015 is over. I have written over 50 "Good Morning" stories, or GMS, my Sunday special, this past year!

It is not easy to think back on one's life, recall an incident, and then put those private thoughts into story form....

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My Daughter Called a Shrink On Me!

(0) Comments | Posted December 22, 2015 | 3:55 PM

I think about my life as a book, filled with millions of memories.

I organize my memories into life stories based on the places I've lived or live, from growing up in Kankakee by the Sea, to spending several summers as a...

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December: My Favorite Month of the Year

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2015 | 12:22 AM


December, to me, is the most romantic month of the year for several reasons which I would like to tell you about!

I love the holiday season! I feel a boundless awakening mixed with emotional wonderment. The spirit of giving and family...

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Honey Says: A Must Read!

(0) Comments | Posted December 8, 2015 | 11:22 AM


I have copied, in my opinion, a 'don't miss' read written by Ben Stein, the respected American writer and speaker.

My girlfriend, Cydney, just forwarded it to my inbox. Mr. Stein's message overwhelmed me in the most positive manner. I read...

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What Makes A Wedding Truly Spectacular

(0) Comments | Posted December 6, 2015 | 6:05 AM


We just went to a wedding and I am excited to share what I call "the happening"! My husband Shelly and I didn't know what to expect as we drove to Bloomington, Indiana to attend the wedding weekend at the University of Indiana...

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How to Survive: Packing for a Trip

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 12:56 AM


I am a world traveler so you can trust my advice when it comes to packing with ease. Not the laying out of our wardrobe, darlings...that is never easy, though I do have my tips for another time.

We are in the air...

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How to Survive: Betrayal

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 11:57 AM


"The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from enemies...

It comes from friends n' loved ones."

~Issac Beshevis Singer

There is no one that can handle a betrayal. Betrayal conjures up deep hurt, anger and heartache. It is a universal...

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Age Is Not Just a Number

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2015 | 9:31 PM


By: Honey Good

I was recently at a charity luncheon. There were hundreds of women in the room; most over 55. The speaker's delivery did not capture my attention so it was natural that my mind began to wander as my eyes took...

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How to Survive: Saying I'm Sorry

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2015 | 9:17 PM


By: Honey Good

You have gotten into a 'pickle.' You missed an appointment. Gotten aggravated unnecessarily. Lost your temper with a family member or girlfriend. Or worse!

You know you should apologize.

Many apologies tend to neglect or address the feelings of the...

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