The Up-side of Aging

The Up-side of Aging

Last week I had the great good fortune to attend a screening of “The Whale”, staring Brendan Fraser. It’s a brilliantly acted film, and that in itself would have made it a worthwhile experience. But, to make it even better, Brendan was sitting 4 rows behind me to...
It’s All Relative

It’s All Relative

My soon to be 93-year-old mother was telling me last week in our weekly chat that she had seen the interview with Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, talking about Grace & Frankie. My mom and I had both done the Jane Fonda workout in the 80’s and both still have the...
All of Me

All of Me

After I had my 2nd son, a rather chunky baby, my wrist said “That’s enough!” It was barely hanging on from the years of being a secretary, with those new-fangled word processors. The first step in helping my carpal tunnel was to wear a brace. While this helped...
Thanks-Getting

Thanks-Getting

I love this season of Thanksgiving, when the emphasis is on love and family and gratitude. There is nothing like a large boisterous gathering, where people you?ve known your whole life travel to be with one another and give thanks for their blessings. It can be...

Power, Anxiety and the Need for Control

Part of the reason I like to hit the snooze button in the morning is the feeling of power over this ?thing?: I?m not starting my day being told what to do. The other reasons are that morning sleep seems so much more satisfying, and my bed is especially cozy then. But...