It’s not your imagination. [Read more…]
Every time the holidays roll around, I’m conflicted. I don’t really want to decorate, but I do it anyway, for a couple of reasons.
The main reason is that my family will be coming over on Christmas Eve for dinner and presents. The second reason is best illustrated with two stories. [Read more…]
A few years ago, I started reading romance. Before you click away, let me say that the old trope of the helpless maiden waiting to be rescued is dead. The genre has changed.
The downsizing bug has bit you. You’d like to get rid of those dishes, purses, and the bicycle you never ride, but you don’t want to donate them because they’re worth some money, money you could use. So, how to cash in?
Lately, more and more people are selling their stuff online. Including me. In this post, I’ll share what I’ve learned.
Joseph Coughlin, Director of the MIT AgeLab, is frustrated at American business. [Read more…]
A long time ago, in high school, I memorized part of the poem Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. In 1842, Tennyson imagined the mythical king suffering a kind of midlife crisis. I was a teenager. I didn’t know anything about midlife (and didn’t care), but I couldn’t get the poem out of my mind. [Read more…]