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Happy Mother’s Day to all moms!

on Tuesday, 09 May 2017. Posted in Columns

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day, so this week I want to share how I have been blessed as a mother.

When soap gets in your eyes

on Tuesday, 02 May 2017. Posted in Columns

Sometimes after a long day at work, the only thing that I can see is a nice hot shower. One particular day, I could hardly wait to get home and take one of those nice hot showers and then relax and perhaps read, study or just chill with my husband.

The 60-day IRA rollover rule

on Tuesday, 02 May 2017. Posted in Columns

If you receive a distribution from your IRA or workplace retirement plan, what will you do with it? You will probably want to arrange an IRA rollover – a common and useful financial move

Do you ever wonder about. . .

on Tuesday, 02 May 2017. Posted in Columns

Do you ever wonder why they call it plastic surgery? “We had plastic before plastic had plastic,” says Dr. Basil Michaels, an assistant professor of Clinical Surgery at The University of Massachusetts.

Have a plan, not just a stock portfolio

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Columns

In the first quarter of 2017, the bull market seemed unstoppable. The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared past 20,000 and closed at all-time highs on 12 consecutive trading days. The Nasdaq Composite gained almost 10% in three months.

Enjoying the Big Apple with the grands

on Tuesday, 25 April 2017. Posted in Columns

New York City – people either love it or hate it. Put me in the “love it” category. I recently had the opportunity to take my twin granddaughters to the Big Apple. It was a dream for me to share the city I love with them and a dream for them to go.

Enjoy your ‘golden years’

on Tuesday, 18 April 2017. Posted in Columns

Ever notice how our priorities change as we grow older? Things that seemed to be so important to us become frivolous and insignificant.

When someone dies without a will

on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. Posted in Columns

Every day, people die intestate. In legalese, that means without a will. This opens the door for the courts to decide what happens with their estates.

Are gadgets taking over our minds?

on Wednesday, 12 April 2017. Posted in Columns

In our fast-paced world of modern technology we quickly become habitized (made up word) to our electronics and fancy gadgets.

Spiritual Hoarders

on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in Columns

One of my favorite shows I like watching is “Hoarders” on the A&E channel. I am just amazed at how the brain can think that living in such conditions is ok. If you’re not familiar with this show, I will give you a peek inside for your information.

Pros and cons of becoming a seenager

on Thursday, 06 April 2017. Posted in Columns

There are emails circulating that suggest a new name for senior citizens. It is seenager which means senior teenager.

Pet Talk: Allergy sufferers can have pets, too

on Wednesday, 05 April 2017. Posted in Columns

Allergies are among the most chronic conditions worldwide, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Though many of us love companion animals, some pets, especially cats and dogs, can cause allergic reactions in people.

In praise of lefthanders!

on Wednesday, 29 March 2017. Posted in Columns

My late husband Beau was lefthanded. As such, I often teased that he did things backwards. For instance, he ironed from left to right – first turning the ironing board around and then holding the iron in his left hand.

Telltale signs of aging

on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in Columns

You might be old if.....

When morning takes too long

on Wednesday, 22 March 2017. Posted in Columns

Not long ago, many of us in the area where I live had to endure a power outage. We have all gotten so accustomed to having the luxury of electricity to get us through our day that once it’s shut off we are definitely in the dark.
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