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"When you stop growing, you grow old." mindupforlife.org

 
Grandmothers Know Best

Grandmothers Know Best
October 2022

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.

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Connecting the dots....

Connecting the dots...
September 2022

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...

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Perfectionism could kill you!

Perfectionism could kill you!
August 2022

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...

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Gam zeh letova

Gam zeh letova
July 2022

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...

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Everyone is Watching You

Everyone is Watching You
June 2022

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.

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See it to Believe it

See it to Believe it
May 2022

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.

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Dress Up Time!

Dress Up Time!
March 2022

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.

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Who Are You Now? That's what I want to know...

Who Are You Now? That's what I want to know...
February 2022

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???

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Changing the Face of Aging

Changing the Face of Aging
January 2022

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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