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The Real Housewives of Charlotte County, A Guest Post by Katy Clark

January 30, 2013

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  K8edid’s blog is, in her own words, has “not much to say about me, and a whole lot to say about me. I’m pushing fifty (as in “blew past it and pushing farther and farther away”). I’ve been married for 33 years to my best buddy and greatest supporter, affectionately known as Sweet Cheeks. […]

Come Here, Go Away: A guest post by Mimi Krumholz

January 24, 2013

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Mimi, the author of Waiting for the Karma Truck, has asked me not to include her words about the karma truck in her bio, here. But, because I am a ten-year-old boy at heart, I am doing exactly that: “What do I want to tell you? I guess the same thing I say to everyone […]

Sex and the Sixty (Year Old): eSmarmony

January 15, 2013

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In an effort to stay off the online dating sites, my friend Susan decided to sell her condo, move into an apartment, furnish the entire apartment, and start hosting dinner parties.  After awhile, though, she ran out of spaces to decorate and got sick of eating leftover salmon.  She was forced to go revisit the […]

A Boomer Survival Guide to the End of Summer

August 21, 2012

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If you live in the northern hemisphere, the technical end-of-summer will occur on September 22 this year.  And, as in all previous years, this will be an afterthought to the general population.   Squirrels are more conscious of the change of seasons, but, as they constitute a very small percentage of the subscribers to the blog, they […]

How to Sell to Boomer Women

June 8, 2012

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According to eMarketer, “Boomers spend more time and money online than any other demographic. It is estimated that 78.2% of this cohort, or nearly 60 million adults, is online. Even as their numbers decline, that penetration rate (their words, not the words of this writer) will remain high through 2015. And they control more than […]

The Hunger-for-Beauty Games Pt3: Redefining Beauty and Aging

June 1, 2012

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Most of us passed through early middle age in a blur of child rearing and/or attention to our professional goals.  We could have been forgiven for not paying much attention to the aging process. And, unless we were unfortunate enough to go through the dissolution of a marriage and subsequent entry into the world of dating, […]

The Hunger-for-Beauty Games Pt1

May 28, 2012

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Let’s face it, the biological imperative of our species is to survive.  And research has shown us that survival pretty much comes down to the male of the species choosing a female of the species and implanting his seed. So it’s the male’s job to find a female who is fertile.  Period.  He is aided […]