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Spend your Next Vacation in Prison? Whatever! - Wednesday, July 18th 2007 6:42 AM
There’s apparently a new vacation craze for baby boomers.  They’re being called incarceration vacations.  Say what?    That’s right!  The...
Happy Family Barbie Grandma? Whatever! - Tuesday, July 17th 2007 8:16 AM
I want to go on the record as totally objecting to Mattel's introduction of the Happy Family Barbie Grandma!!! Who in the world is calling the shots at Mattel that they would...
What was life like before cell phones? - Monday, July 16th 2007 9:27 AM
I lost my cell phone over the weekend while on an out-of-town trip.  I initially hesitated to take it because I make it a practice not to do telephone business on the...
How to Keep your Sex Life Sizzlin' After 50 - Wednesday, July 11th 2007 9:13 AM
I'm not ashamed to tell you that my husband makes me hotter than a hot flash!  We share a healthy sex life because we share INTIMACY.  That intimacy takes us...
Fabulousy 50 and Lovin' it! - Sunday, July 8th 2007 12:57 PM
I am having the time of my life!  I never imagined that 50 years old could feel this good.  After all, when I was a little girl the age of 50 seemed ancient and...
Whatever! happened to quality food AND customer service? - Friday, July 6th 2007 8:59 AM
My daughter and I have decided to make Thursdays out "eat out" day.  Last week, we went to the Firebird Grill at Southpoint Mall.  The food was decent but...
"I'm Still Hot" Tour Part VI - Monday, July 2nd 2007 2:22 PM
We stayed at the Hilton in Columbia, MD.  I told my husband he should've picked somewhere else because I didn't like the idea of contributing to the Paris Hilton family...
"I'm Still Hot" Tour Part V - Saturday, June 30th 2007 6:25 PM
Prior to heading to Washington, DC/Maryland, I returned home so I could drop off my daughter and grandson.  I would be heading on the next part of the trip alone.  But...
"I'm Still Hot" Tour Part IV - Friday, June 29th 2007 10:59 AM
Prior to going to bed on Wednesday night I called my husband, who was in Maryland, and asked him to give me a wake-up call at 5:30am.    Surprisingly, I didn’t...
"I'm Still Hot" Tour Part III - Thursday, June 28th 2007 8:31 AM
As I was walking to my hotel room in Charlotte Wednesday evening, I noticed there was a gentleman who seemed to be having a difficult time getting into his room.  He kept...
"I'm Still Hot" Tour Part II - Tuesday, June 26th 2007 3:04 PM
Upon leaving the Fox studio in High Point, I ran into a few showers but they didn’t last long.   With my daughter and grandson in tow, I headed down Highway 85...
"I'm Still Hot" Tour Part 1 - Monday, June 25th 2007 8:37 PM
Last week I started the first phase of my "I'm still Hot...it just comes in Flashes now!" book tour.  First stop, WGHP Fox 8 in High Point/Greensboro.  I...
Menopause Myth #2 - Tuesday, June 19th 2007 4:15 AM
MYTH #2   If you haven’t had a period in several months, you can go off the pill and assume you’re in menopause.   WRONG!   For many women, irregular...
Myths about Menopause - Monday, June 18th 2007 3:46 PM
MYTH #1   When you go into menopause your sex life is over.WRONG!One of the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause is vaginal dryness and the hormonal imbalance can...
I'm Packin' up my Menopause and Headin' South! - Sunday, June 17th 2007 12:03 PM
This week I'm kicking off my summer book tour with "Whatever! A Baby Boomer's Journey Into Middle Age."  Tagging along with me will be the seven dwarfs of menopause (along...
The Anniversary Trip - Friday, June 15th 2007 12:56 PM
Quaint" "friendly" and "artsy" are a few words I would use to describe Asheville, NC.  That's where we decided to spend our first year wedding anniversary.  Asheville...
A Pill to Delay to Menopause? Whatever! - Monday, June 11th 2007 7:13 AM
Apparently some doctors in London are in the process of developing a drug that would slow down the natural occurrence known as menopause.  According to a report in the...
Why women are crabby! - Wednesday, June 6th 2007 9:50 PM
My girlfriend Tasha sent this to me and an email and I just had to share it: We started to "bud" in our blouses at 9 or 10 years old only to find that anything that came in...
Be Careful What You Pray For - Thursday, May 31st 2007 10:46 AM
First of all, let me make one thing perfectly clear right from the start:  Not all marriages are ordained by God. That's my opinion.  Just because you pray...
The Trip of a Lifetime - Wednesday, May 30th 2007 5:31 AM
This time last year I was preparing for a trip that would change my life forever.  This was the second-trip-of-its-kind for me, but somehow I felt I was going to have an...
Working Out Doesn't Guarantee a Long Life... - Tuesday, May 29th 2007 3:01 PM
Earlier this month I wrote a post about baby boomers and death (May .  I wrote it after observing a grave site service in which there were fewer than a dozen elderly...
A Baby Boomer Diva Butterball? - Monday, May 28th 2007 10:23 AM
Yesterday after church a woman named Lois came up to me and complimented me on my appearance.  She said she noticed I had lost weight.  I thanked her for noticing and...
Unhealthy Habit #6 - Friday, May 25th 2007 7:44 PM
"To Drink or Not to Drink" How many times have you seen someone order a fast food meal, loaded with calories, and then turn around and order a diet drink?  Maybe you've...
Are You Living in Munchie Heaven? - Friday, May 25th 2007 4:32 AM
How many times have you been to “munchie heaven?”  You know what I’m talking about.  That’s when you’ve gotten comfortable in front of the TV in the evening...
Unhealthy Habit #4 - Thursday, May 24th 2007 1:30 PM
Eating at your Desk When I worked in TV news, I made it a habit of sitting at my desk and eating because I didn't want to miss any "breaking news."  Sometimes I felt...