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HEBBS: You Know Who You Are

March 31, 2012


Be warned that there’s a new acronym on the street: HEBBS. This is not to be confused with Donald Hebbs (a Canadian psychologist), Bobby Hebbs (singer and songwriter of the hit song “Sunny”) or Hebb’s Auto Service in Halifax, NS. HEBBS, High-Earning Baby Boomers, are defined as Baby Boomers who live in households that have […]

Things You Can Find in an Airport Bathroom

November 2, 2011


The Sunday before last, I was invited to speak to a group of women in Hemet, CA.  I speak to a lot of women, and I speak mostly about life after 50.  My co-authors and I like to say that we are here to change the conversation about women over 50.  We’re pretty passionate about […]

Wearing A Sailboat to A Turkish Wedding

August 26, 2010


My husband Dan is about to leave for a month: two weeks in Turkey and two weeks on Rhodes in Greece.  In Istanbul, he will be celebrating the wedding of his cousin’s daughter.  It will be a huge, gala affair.  Black tie.  No “optional.”  Held in a palace.  Seriously.  On Rhodes, he will be staying […]

What Husbands Do When Wives Leave Town

June 30, 2010


Life in the Boomer Lane’s children all live in remote places, like London and Seattle and Charleston. Sometimes LBL likes to visit them solo. It’s a different kind of bonding than if Now Husband were with her. And LBL’s friends Jean and Joyce are both on Anna Maria Island in Florida. That can be another […]