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How My Mom's Death Changed My Definition of Family

How My Mom's Death Changed My Definition of Family

11.26.2014
When I'm shopping and I see something she might like, I think about how much she loved chocolate and the color turquoise. And how strange...
My Doctor Told Me Women Stop Having Sex At 65. Here's My Response

My Doctor Told Me Women Stop Having Sex At 65. Here's My Response

11.26.2014
A few months ago, during my annual well woman visit, my gynecologist asked me if I was sexually active. I told her I was and, yes, I wanted...
Peter Pan Moms: We Won't Grow Up

Peter Pan Moms: We Won't Grow Up

11.25.2014
Sun City has no idea what's coming, but they better amp up their WiFi, add tattoo artist to their spas and start training their DJs.
Katniss Everdeen Isn't the Only Hero Fighting for Her Family

Katniss Everdeen Isn't the Only Hero Fighting for Her Family

11.24.2014
Our military and their families make tremendous sacrifices. And while we may wave a flag during a Veterans Day parade, we must do more...
Age Can't Dim His Blue Eyes

Age Can't Dim His Blue Eyes

11.24.2014
Last spring, I froze when I got the simple text from my sister, "Dad had stroke, on way to hospital." As a reporter, you're taught to distill...
Thanksgiving: The True Meaning of Thanks

Thanksgiving: The True Meaning of Thanks

11.24.2014
It strikes me that our conscious choice to embrace change results from a fundamental and innate process of moving from struggle to resolution....
Meet Marna, A 74-Year-Old Photographer Who Is Absolutely Beautiful (NSFW)

Meet Marna, A 74-Year-Old Photographer Who Is Absolutely Beautiful (NSFW)

Priscilla Frank  11.24.2014
Marna Clarke is a photographer. She takes pictures of herself, mostly, and her partner Igor -- some around the house and others at the...
How A Bad Marriage Can -- Literally -- Hurt Your Heart

How A Bad Marriage Can -- Literally -- Hurt Your Heart

Yagana Shah  11.24.2014
Previous research has proved the link between a difficult marriage and negative health effects in lab-based studies. Now, the finding has...
How I Learned To Love My Middle-Aged Hands

How I Learned To Love My Middle-Aged Hands

11.24.2014
My veins wander and traverse each other, like a road map beneath my skin. They've always been that way, to an extent. Phlebotomists love...
5 Holiday Foods With Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits

5 Holiday Foods With Surprising Anti-Aging Benefits

Yagana Shah  11.24.2014
Anti-aging probably isn't the first word that comes to mind when it comes to those delicious (and calorific) Thanksgiving pies, casseroles...
<i>Old Dogs & New Tricks</i>: The Oral History of a 'Gay' Web Series (Part 2)

Old Dogs & New Tricks: The Oral History of a 'Gay' Web Series (Part 2)

11.21.2014
To this day, Leon Acord marvels at how successfully his beloved Old Dogs made the transition from his brain to the page to the screen....
How to Torture a Boomer

How to Torture a Boomer

11.20.2014
God forbid that you should take whatever spare time you can muster to do something nurturing for yourself, enjoy the present moment or...
Why We Keep On Keepin' On

Why We Keep On Keepin' On

11.20.2014
It is precisely this struggle and frustration that creates character, that provides the context, the backdrop to the real drama, the real...