Posts Tagged ‘ Midlife ’

The Joy of Cooking (Twice a Month)

July 18, 2014
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The Joy of Cooking (Twice a Month)

Because I like to eat, I like to cook. But I’m older, wiser, and my children are grown, so I only touch a pan once or twice a week. And during the summer months when…

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When a Kitty Shirt Causes a Cat Fight

July 16, 2014
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When a Kitty Shirt Causes a Cat Fight

 Skinny reality-TV starlet Bethenny Frankel recently posted a photo of herself wearing her 4-year-old daughter’s kitty pajamas. She looked cute. I wiggled into my 7-year-old granddaughter’s t-shirt from the same brand. I looked like a sweating…

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Midlife Cabernet: From Harley-Davidsons to Hostess Ding Dongs

July 11, 2014
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Midlife Cabernet: From Harley-Davidsons to Hostess Ding Dongs

In a former life, I rode a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, drank gallons of cold beer, ate greasy chicken wings, and made love at noon in a mountain meadow. Now I drive an SUV, sip laxative tea,…

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Midlife Cabernet: Saying “Happy Birthday” to an Ex-Father

July 4, 2014
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Midlife Cabernet: Saying “Happy Birthday” to an Ex-Father

For ten years, I enjoyed membership in a large Italian family, and they excelled in festive reunions, dramatic gestures, abundant food and drink, and naming several people Michael. After I canceled my membership by divorcing…

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The Joys of Traveling with Your Children (Over 30)

June 27, 2014
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The Joys of Traveling with Your Children (Over 30)

  If given the choice between traveling with small children and having a root canal, I’d be at the dentist office sucking laughing gas before noon. I adore kids but the logistics of getting them…

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ELEVATING OVERMAN (Excerpt 1)

June 13, 2012
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To Overman, everything in life was a negotiation. In his dealings with women, the grueling battle of give and take was a foregone conclusion, cruelly validated by the indelible scars left in its wake. At the…

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