Who Comes First?…

Many years ago, I received some great advice from my ex’s “Auntie Julie”. A wonderful Italian woman who did everything with passion. One of those women who doted on everyone from the moment you stepped into her home.  She reminded me of the spunky little Italian women you see on TV who are always cooking, […]

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I’m Back Baby!

Twenty years ago my self-esteem had been essentially obliterated by an abusive marriage. By the time I left I doubted everything about myself. Was I was doing the right thing?  Would I be able to do this on my own… starting from scratch? I had been told again and again that I couldn’t do anything […]

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My Dirty Little Secret

Your relatives or friends may be one. Maybe you live next door to or even work with one and not even know it. They may be rich, poor, young, old, unemployed or a professional.  Their race, religion or wealth has no bearing. They are victims of domestic abuse. Too often we assume that we would […]

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Generation WTF

I am a “Boomer II”, otherwise known as “Generation Jones”! Then there’s “Generation X” followed by “Generation Y”, then “Z”. Now maybe it’s just me, but in my opinion I think we could lump a couple of those together and just re-name them “Generation WTF”. I realize that every generation has the same concern. “How […]

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My First Flash!

As a woman over 50, I’ve been experiencing nature’s wonder of aging…yes, HOT FLASHES! Women who are approaching this “fun” time of life are likely all too familiar with “Hot Flashes”. For those who aren’t familiar with this term, Merriam Webster’s dictionary defines a hot flash as “a sudden brief flushing and sensation of heat […]

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