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Dancing with Towels on our Heads - Sunday, February 18th 2007 12:40 PM
The other day I was driving home after picking up my daughter from her school bus stop and all of a sudden an “oldie but goodie” came on the radio.    “Ooh,...
Beauty's Only Skin Deep - Thursday, February 15th 2007 7:44 PM
One of my favorite songs of all-time is one sung by the Temptations.  It is called Beauty is only Skin Deep.  It was a song I loved because I always believed beauty...
Menopause: What's race got to do with it? - Tuesday, February 13th 2007 7:59 AM
There are 34 symptoms of menopause, however, studies have revealed that the symptoms differ by ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and lifestyle factors.   Hispanic and...
The Power of Networking at Middle Age Part II - Wednesday, February 7th 2007 9:05 AM
First of all, women network differently from men. Men tend to function from a "Good 'Ol Boys Club" mentality and are often far more strategic.  They will arrive at an event...
The Power of Networking at Middle Age - Thursday, February 1st 2007 8:52 AM
A year ago, I didn't have a clue about what it meant to network online.  I had spent more than 25 years networking in Corporate America---as a radio and television...
Will You Be My Baby Boomer Valentine? - Monday, January 29th 2007 7:03 PM
I'm convinced that some men really need help when it comes to knowing how to please their mates on Valentine's Day.  And I've decided to help them, along with a little help...
Life without parole - Friday, January 26th 2007 8:07 AM
Thursday, January 25, 2007 closes the chapter of one of the most painful memories in the life of my daughter and me and my daughter's boyfriend's family.On December 26,...
Baby Boomer Trivia Contests for Cash - Sunday, January 21st 2007 5:31 PM
NEW CONTESTS!  NEW PRIZES!   Because of the popularity of the Baby Boomer Trivia contests, we have decided to raise the stakes.  That’s right!  From now...
Call in the National Guard----It's Snowing! - Thursday, January 18th 2007 7:40 PM
One of the things I miss about my home state of Ohio is, it snows when it's supposed to.  When I was a child I could always count on some snow between Thanksgiving and...
Using the Media to Showcase your "Expertise" - Wednesday, January 17th 2007 10:57 AM
There are a number of “experts” telling you what you need to do in order to make yourself marketable for NATIONAL PUBLICITY.  But guess what?  They are charging...
Ten Tips to help you get through your midlife drama - Tuesday, January 16th 2007 11:29 AM
Write a list of goals you'd like to achieve. Focus on what you know you can do well.  Don’t try to be a “jack-of-all-trades-master-of-none. Say “no” instead of...
Look out I-85, I-40, I-77, I-95...Here she comes! - Tuesday, January 9th 2007 5:22 AM
After a year of having a learner's permit, my 17 year old finally got her provisional driver's license. That means she can officially drive my car (or her step-dad's car)...
Have you blessed someone's life today? - Tuesday, January 2nd 2007 3:29 PM
I lost my whole life in an instant this afternoon.  Everything I have to identify me was lost in a matter of minutes because of my stupidity and carelessness.  But in...
Selling YOU Sells your Product - Friday, December 29th 2006 6:45 AM
SELLING “YOU” SELLS YOUR PRODUCT! You’ve written a great book!  You've got a wonderful product!   You’ve got a Marketing Plan and are beginning to...
A Murder at the Mall - Tuesday, December 26th 2006 7:01 PM
December 26, 2005:  A day that will live in infamy in my mind.  It was on that day that a young man, who had everything to live for, was gunned down for trying to...
The Godfather of Soul lives on - Tuesday, December 26th 2006 9:23 AM
My husband and I were watching a football game Christmas night when a "Breaking News" banner came across the screen.  It read:  "The Godfather of Soul...
"Ordinary People" can do "Extraordinary Things" - Sunday, December 24th 2006 1:39 PM
Every year around this time I am always reminded of the story of the Birth of Jesus.  The fact that the virgin Mary gave birth to her son--our Saviour--in a stable because...
Top 10 reasons why middle aged men don't find middle aged women attractive - Wednesday, December 20th 2006 8:39 PM
10.  We nag too much--if you have to tell him to the same thing more than twice, just do it yourself. 9.  We complain too much--constant complaining can lead...
BABY BOOMERS IN THE 'HOOD - Tuesday, December 19th 2006 3:57 AM
When I was growing up "neighbors" were something like an extended family.  Everybody knew everybody and all of the grown-ups always had permission to spank anybody's...
Today is my daughter's birthday - Saturday, December 16th 2006 10:38 AM
Seventeen years ago I had a baby girl and decided to name her Janie Samantha after the grandmothers of my ex and me.  Lord knows, ALOT has happened in 17 years--the times...
Who says Baby Boomer Women don't know how to party??? - Monday, December 11th 2006 11:45 AM
Sunday night, I was invited to an absolutely fabulous party sponsored by the members of the Neo Renaissance Book Club in Durham, NC.  I was invited by one of the members to...
The Dieter's Prayer - Wednesday, December 6th 2006 10:44 PM
Lord, grant me the strength that I may not fallinto the clutches of cholesterol. At polyunsaturates I'll never mutter,for the road to hell is paved with butter. Cake is cursed...
I wanted "Aunt Mandy" to win! - Monday, December 4th 2006 8:54 PM
This past Saturday night, The Light 103.9 Radio Station, held its 5th annual LampLighter Awards.  These are awards given to folks in the community who go above and beyond...
I may be in North Carolina--But it's NOT my Blue Heaven - Thursday, November 30th 2006 9:47 AM
As long as I can remember, I've always been a sports fan.  When I was little, my dad would take me to Cleveland, OH to see the Indians play (if you have to ask what...
"Don't let it go to your THIGHS!" - Thursday, November 23rd 2006 1:11 PM
All week long, I’ve listened to my girlfriends talk about their Thanksgiving spreads.  I wanted to talk about another kind of spread—the one that clings to your...