I find myself grappling more and more with the prospect of death. Mine, yours, his, hers, all of ours, in this land of over 50. To tell you the truth I should say, the land of late sixties, because that's where I am now.
I choose to present to the world the power and sex appeal of whatever age I am. My age, whatever that age is, doesn't look like anything other than who and what I am and the unlimited potential I have. Right now. At this moment. That's the true definition of being ageless. I, alone, create the meaning of my age.
I heard my husband Tim say, "If you're going to live in a 500 square foot apartment in a country where you can't speak the language, you'd better really like the person you're with." The woman seated next to him at the dinner party giggled.
We have been led like sheep by our government and big retail business together to use this day, July 4th, to extol the wonders of our national history, the successes of our illustrious government, and historical traditions that define these here United States. Not any more!
Several days ago, friends of Life in the Boomer Lane and Now Husband dropped their son off at a summer camp in upstate New York and headed down to the Poconos in PA.
Do you realize that we only have one half of this year left to accomplish all of the great things we wanted to get done before 2015 shows up?
Imagine learning to cook in 20 different kitchens, operate 20 different washing machines and TVs, find the 20 best bus stops, subway stations, ferries or taxi stands, all without speaking the native language!
Youth unemployment continues to be a crisis here at home and abroad. It is the cause of instability, both financially and politically, as this generation remains unengaged by our economy and by our political system.
The phone vibrating on my night stand woke me from a deep sleep. I fumbled to find it and looked at the time -- 4:44 AM. The phone number seemed vaguely familiar in my foggy state, but was not one I had programmed into my contacts. I have had wrong number phone calls in the middle of the night before.
You have been called in for a job interview... You've studied the position description and have created several examples highlighting ways you've made a positive impact using the skills required in the posting. You've also prepared focused responses that feature your knowledge of the company. Yet there are three basic interview questions that can really trip you up.
At 57, you finally understand that old saying, you can't please all of the people all of the time. And you realize if you are pleasing everyone, you are doing something seriously wrong.
Older adults might switch fascination from the bedroom to the bathroom, where one's sexual moves would be replaced by the desire for regular movements. Or, they might choose whichever room in the house would be their napping place.
Understanding the role of relapse in the management of distressful behaviors is just one more tool in our toolbox for disassembling old patterns that do not work
Remember WordStar? WordPerfect? Apple Writer? Lotus Notes? If you don't know what these are, open up Netscape Navigator and do a search on Alta Vista.
Baby Boomers are often caught in a difficult bind. Many of us are still in the process of launching our kids out into the real world after high school or college, while also confronting the health care needs of our aging parents. Some of us not only rise to these challenges, but go a few steps further to turn our experience into an opportunity to help others.
1-year-old: Eats pretty much anything that is put in front of her, including sunscreen and lint. A certain amount ends up in her bib catch-all. 67-year-old: Eats pretty much what is put in front of her, including sunscreen and lint. A certain amount ends up on the shelf created by her boobs.