The Donald and Hillary

I was seventy six years old during the battle of the presidency between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton – two very flawed candidates who left the country having to make a choice when voting for the President of the United States. One thing I can say for sure, no matter which of these two candidates […]

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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

“For men whose marriage ends only because of death there is often a desire to repeat the happiness they knew,” said Susan Shapiro Barash, who teaches gender studies at Marymount Manhattan College. After reading this tidbit of information I now am able to understand why widowed men are more apt to jump right back into […]

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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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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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