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Memorial Day Rememberance

I was struggling with what to post this week that would be interesting and topical when I opened Facebook and found my inspiration. We are all planning our Memorial Day weekend parties and celebrations.  Many of us not even giving … Continue reading

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Work – Life Imbalance

Eighteen months ago, I took a job I would not have considered for a moment just two years earlier.  However, I entered a new phase in my life.  I wanted to achieve the elusive work/life balance we hear so much … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – Changes

As we grow older, we cannot help but reflect on the changes – emotional and physical – that we experience along the way.  One of the most monumental is certainly the first time we get our menstruation. Most girls, as … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – All About Friendships

During a conversation with a friend (I’ll call her Kylie) this weekend, she started talking about another friend (I do not know the other woman – Linda).  It was obvious she was distraught – something had happened in the friendship.  … Continue reading

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Most Likely to Succeed – A Story Review

Most Likely to Succeed – A Short Story of a Woman’s Journey Back to Herself Ms. Renaye’s short story of a woman in an unhappy, suffocating marriage has the backbone to be a novel.  Unfortunately, the short version is not … Continue reading

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The Secret Lives of Wives By: Iris Krasnow – A Book Review

Sometime around the fall of 2011 (who can believe it is already 2012), I started hearing about this book and I was excited to read it. After all, who doesn’t want to peer into the closets, kitchens, and bedrooms of … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – My LUSTY Resolutions!

I have been thinking about LUSTY resolutions all week.  When I set out this challenge, I thought it would be easy – certainly fun – but I was surprised how difficult it can be to set objectives to bring more … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – LUSTY New Year’s Resolution Challenge

OK, ladies, put down those pencils and stop pounding on your keyboards.  Here is my challenge to you for this, the last week of 2011! Re-write your New Year’s resolutions.  That’s right.  I want you to rethink your personal goals … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – A Holiday Challange

It’s Monday again – already – and time to fess up that I didn’t do so well on my physical challenge last week.  Oh, well – not going to beat myself up.  I went walking twice though and it was … Continue reading

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50 is NOT Finished

I had a conversation with a friend yesterday about how it feels to be approaching my 50th birthday and the objective of my Up the Face of 50 posts.  I am glad we had the conversation because it made me … Continue reading

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