I arrived in the US when I was 6 years old along with my family, who, like many others, were fleeing Europe on the eve of World War II. I can recall standing on the deck of the Rex, a legendary ocean liner, as my father pointed to the Statue of Liberty.
That memory has [...]
The term “man crush” is often used to describe when a male becomes enamored with another male. For genuinely platonic reasons. Out of admiration and a desire to get to know the other as a friend, a buddy, a bro.
Well, please keep this a secret, but I have a sort of man crush of [...]
On an episode of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?,” Spike Lee lamented that he never filmed his grandmother to try to capture her stories of his family’s history. While you don’t need to be an Academy-award winning filmmaker to document your ancestry, it is possible to create your own family history library with [...]
As a writer and former educator, I have spent a good part of my life focusing on the needs of children and, for many years, problem solving how to successfully fulfill those needs once identified. Clearly, children encompassed my entire existence and I would have to say that I did not think anything could possibly [...]
At our age, we can and should look and feel fabulous! It takes good information and a fresh perspective.
Top 5 Mental Suggestions
Open your mind. What looked good 10 or 20 years ago is not flattering anymore, and is certainly not current. Don’t waste a moment pining for your “glory days.” Embrace the idea [...]
“I’m just a born snoop with a built-in ‘need to know’ about those I love,” says Linda Ling, who lives near Dallas, Texas. Don’t all of us like to be in on the scoop? And today, the grapevine has gone high tech. Social networking sites have transformed how we communicate and keep in touch; Facebook, [...]
I know grandmothers shouldn’t compare their grandchildren. But since being around Bubby and Baby Mac the last couple of days, I’ve found it impossible to not compare the boys. Not in terms of bigger, bolder, brighter, or anything of that sort. This isn’t a judgement, merely an observation.
I’m talking here about…READ MORE
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