It’s fun to be thrifty excerpt

This is an excerpt from my chapter in the book titled: It’s fun to be thrifty. “Did you know that since I became a senior my husband and I do a lot of matinees said Rosy?” She laughed and said to me, “Please get your mind out of the gutter. I am talking about movie […]

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The Brotherhood of Widowhood

We’ve been through childhood, parenthood and now a lot of 70 year olds are facing widowhood. How do you feel about living alone I asked during my interviews? Upon reflection, Annie says she has never lived alone until recently when her husband passed away. She recalled she lived with her siblings and parents then married […]

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Excerpt from “Bring it on…you’re in your 70’s” about Parenthood

Did you know that becoming a gardener requires more preparation than parenting? And, did you know, parenting does not get any easier when you’re in your 70’s. We bring up our kids so they do not need us and then all of a sudden we are 70 something and that is when we begin to […]

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Enough is Enough

On November 21, 2013 I wrote Irony #1 and Irony #2 on Facebook. Irony 1 “We are told NOT to judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics.” BUT on the other hand……. “We are also encouraged TO judge ALL Gun Owners by the actions of a few lunatics.” How is that supposed […]

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Thanksgiving is Losing its Traditions

The Jewish New Year has come and gone and Thanksgiving is upon us. Thanksgiving is my favorite Holiday because it simply resolves around family and feasting and fun. There are no expectations from anyone, no gifts to buy and no fancy clothes to wear. Just come and enjoy. It is a holiday where everyone comes […]

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