Last weekend I went to New Orlean's Jazz Fest with four other women. This was my first Jazz Fest experience. I have typically stayed away from such events - never keen on masses of hot, sweaty, inebriated bodies all...
Guest Writer: Akaisha Kaderli We were stuck. At 12,320 feet on a cloud-obscured road, with visibility close to nothing, in the Ecuadorian Andes, our bus could not get traction.  - We had already been slippin', slidin' and fishtailing. At five AM, daylight...
Guest Writer: Delia Lloyd I have tremendous respect for women (and men) who choose to work inside the home. And yet, when it comes to myself, I’m fairly certain that – even if I wanted to – I could never...
We keep hearing about the importance of weight bearing exercises, in particular, as we age. The popularity of bodyweight exercises is rapidly gaining. Why, you might wonder? There is practicality and ease in using what you already own and...
Guest Writer: Akaisha Kaderli A few months ago, I was enjoying a cappuccino with a girlfriend at a local café and catching up on each other’s lives. “What have you been up to lately, Jo?” I asked eagerly. “Rearranging the rocks in my...
My Mother passed away on April 2nd. I was away from home (my home - not  hers) at the time, vacationing with my sister and her wife when the call came. It was a surreal moment in time. We...
Guest Writer: Akaisha Kaderli These days, no matter what the topic, the talk is all about sustainability. In regards to financial sustainability, there are 3 legs to the stool; Income, spending and Investments. Income Income is derived from money you make through your job...
Now, really IN my 50s, reality has hit. Some of my 30s and 40s life-style habits just aren't working for me anymore. I've struggled with the notion of fighting it, accepting it, ignoring it. I've been sad. I've been...
My friend Pam posted this snowy-day frittata on FaceBook yesterday and I just had to share. Thanks, Pam! INGREDIENTS: 4 cups shredded butternut squash (about 1 pound) 1 sweet onion diced Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 7...

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