They Say It's My Birthday...and it is!!!
Come celebrate with me! This month I celebrate my birthday every day! I'm giving myself the gift of feeling GREAT about aging…it's my birthday and I'll age if I want to....
Time Keeps Slipping, Into the Future
My precocious 18-year-old granddaughter made a comment several months ago that I can't stop thinking about: 'Nana always wants more!' She's right. No matter how much time we spend together, I always want more.....CONTINUE READING
Get Your Pink On!
As a raging feminist (still!), I was angry at Barbie for years! Her impossibly proportioned body and unrealistic body image, her materialism and consumerism, the lack of racially diverse dolls....CONTINUE READING
Cancer or any physical issue is a great teacher, although its passive/aggressive behavior takes you through hell and back, again and again. There are lessons, of course, to be learned in every minute in trying to stay alive.CONTINUE READING
Your Body Talks…Are you listening?
Relationships are everything...at every age and every stage of our life! Consider your many relationships are they: Healthy? Loving? Toxic? Dysfunctional or abusive? In partnership?CONTINUE READING
I'm on fire!
I transformed my life in 30 days…and I'm here to tell you the story! Who knows? Maybe my story will inspire your own! March 1st I was the keynote speaker for Queen Creek's Women in Business. It was a sell-out crowd....CONTINUE READING
See you at the movies!
I love the movies, always have, always will. Oscar Night is March 12 and watching this every year is like having another birthday: The fashions! The colors and themes! The speeches, their words and stories! who's with who on the red carpet, who looks fabulous! and who's not there...CONTINUE READING
Who was the Matriarch who shaped you?
February invites you to share your Love with those people in your Life who spill over love right to your heart. Valentine's Day is not just for lovers, ya know... My Grandmother passed on Valentine's Day. How perfect for her, how hard for me!CONTINUE READING
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Bless the heavens above, it's a new year!!!
We know the drill: on January 1, we assign ourselves all the resolutions that promise us perfection. All we need is the commitment and discipline and accountability to win this game of perfecting ourselves. Sounds like fun, right...
Hire Grandmothers...and Grandpa's too!
A persistent favorite memory for me as a business owner was the Christmas Season of 2008. Cookies from Home baked ‘from scratch' more than $1M worth of cookie gifts in three weeks every year....
Dream a little dream with me...
I'm not good at waiting, are you? I'm a driver, quick to take action, but wisdom has taught me to leave space for Clarity to show up. I'm ready for my next opportunity to serve, I'm waiting to be found. So, while I wait (not so patiently)....
Grandmothers Know Best
Think about your Grandmother… Who was she? What did she stand for? What is your favorite story of her's? What words of her advice do you remember most? For me, my Grandmother was my safe harbor from a world I didn't always understand.
Connecting the dots...
I've been celebrating women aging all my life. My Grandmother, Edith Irma, brought design to new heights when, in her 80's, she rescued the tired art deco hotels along the edge of Miami Beach and brought them back to life in true art deco style now known as the thriving South Beach...
Perfectionism could kill you!
I have a confession: I am a recovering perfectionist. Here's a perfect demonstration of my need for perfect control when I lived in Miami the greatest part of my teenage years. I believed I was the only one with curly hair in this land of 100% humidity. I would tape my hair into submission...
Gam zeh letova
Elvis was my very first crush. I think I was 12 or maybe 13. I remember wearing bright red lipstick and clutching my precious circle pin at the same time! I knew every word then and still to his every song. I sat at his feet at one of his first concerts, begging for his glance...
Everyone is Watching You
True that: everyone is watching you:
* Your children at every age
* Your colleagues and peers
* Your friends, younger and older
* Even YOU are watching YOU!
Everyone is figuring out how to live this ONE life of ours as we age, grow, learn and 'how to...' one day at a time.
See it to Believe it
It's all my Grandmother's fault. Edith Irma Siegel graced the planet for almost 99 years, the acknowledged doyenne of South Florida designers back in the day when prosperous women business owners were very rare and not always welcome to the marketplace.
Dress Up Time!
As a young girl, I believed that spending Saturdays in my Grandmother's closet was Heaven on Earth: lilac stockings that matched her lilac shoes that matched her purse were the perfect accessories to finish off her deeper purple suit.
Who Are You Now? That's what I want to know...
Signs of Covid restrictions are finally lifting.
BUT WAIT....use up the juice from these last 2 years of being in lock-down: What did you learn? What have you changed...besides the color of your hair? In other words, WHAT'S NEW??? WHO ARE YOU NOW???
Changing the Face of Aging
As the longest living generation in history, Boomers and soon-to-be Boomers, are the first to experience a longer and more robust life-span with an abundance of imaginable opportunities to be active, using our wisdom to serve others. Dr. Sharon Inouye, a professor at Harvard Medical School says....
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