Towanda baby! Women over 40 are older, have more insurance, and have lost their filter. It feels fantastic to no longer give a damn. Whenever a friend turns forty, I send them this clip from the movie Fried Green Tomatoes. It sums up what it is like to be a woman in her forties. I think the part of your… Read More
I once read that women say about 20,000 words a day, but men only say about 7,000.
I've only used about half of my words today, so here are the rest.
If you asked me if there was one thing that would have a significant impact on my quality of life, my answer would be to find me a good pillow. Why is it so hard to find a good pillow? I have dozens of pillows in my house. From soft to firm and from $5.00 to $25 a piece. None… Read More
All you need is love. Everybody now. All you need is love, love. Love is all you need. Damn you Beatles. You made millions of people believe that love is enough to solve all their problems. Despite what the Beatles, most romance novels, and a great deal of pop culture has tried to teach us. Love is NOT all you… Read More
I don’t agree with the saying “You can pick your friends, but you can’t pick your family.” I believe in a family by choice. My daughter once asked me if it was true that you had to love your family. Someone had told her that you didn’t have to like your family, but you had to love them. I told… Read More
If I had a dime for every divorcing person, who said: “I’m just not in love with him/her anymore.” Well, no shit. Marriage is about commitment, not love. I think the biggest mistake people make is thinking that getting married is about love. It isn’t. Well, at least it isn’t about the type of love most people are talking about…. Read More
As an old 23-years-married person, I have wedding registry tips. My biggest piece of advice is to add more spoons to your list. When you are getting married, you register for an equal number of silverware settings and a handful of serving spoons. Makes sense. But a few years go by, and the first thing that disappears is the serving… Read More