Yada, Yada, Yada

A core value in America is to live independently.  We celebrate “Independence Day.” While physical and financial independence is good, we mistakenly believe that independence brings happiness. Just the opposite is true. We all need close connection with others. We’re just wired that way. When my daughter and her family moved across the country, Jerry […]

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Share Your Secrets

Recently, we had a traumatic event in our family. It was sad and hurtful, and yes—embarrassing. I was really stressed and upset and I needed to share this with someone. But, as usual, I got the gag order from my husband. I could see his point—sort of. I mean, why blab about it when it […]

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Aging Clues Unlocked

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are? My husband and I like to ask that question. It’s interesting to watch people’s reactions. How old would you be? Hey. I know none of us like to think about aging. But how big a deal is this to you? Have you […]

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Love & Romance

Ann Landers said, “If you have love in your life it can make up for a great many things you lack. If you don’t have it, no matter what else there is, it’s not enough.” I agree with that, but what is love? Do you automatically think of the stuff of romance novels and movies? […]

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