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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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The Unmentionables – A Collection of Short Stories – A Review

The Unmentionables – A Collection of Short Stories by Karen Ranney  My Ladies Drawers The Stocking Twins The Corset Agnes’s Shift Have you ever wanted to be a fly on the wall?  Well, Ms. Ranney takes it one-step further.  She … 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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A Quick Cruise Update

In 84 days, I’ll be sitting on a beach in Puerto Rico, sipping something sinful, soaking up the sun (protected by sunscreen) and waiting for my ship to sail! The other night, I ordered two new sun dresses from Athleta … Continue reading

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The Man Who Loved His Wife – A Short Story Review

The Man Who Loved His Wife – by Kate Walker Kate Walker weaves a beautiful tale of unconditional devotion in A Man Who Loved His Wife. This free eBook published on Smashwords, will hold your heart still.  In a few … 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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Free, Fresh, and (often) Fantastic Reads

I discovered Smashwords when I started looking for publishing options.  NOTE:  When visiting Smashwords you may want to Activate the Adult Filter found at the bottom of the screen. Smashwords offers writers an affordable (free) self-publishing option with complete control of pricing … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – Bucket Lists; What’s on Yours?

Bucket Lists  Do you have one? What is at the top of your list? If you have one, have you checked anything off? I didn’t have one until this weekend.  I have to admit, I had to think for quite … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – The Challenge with Challenges

One of the great things about being older and wiser is that you learn to recognize when something isn’t working the way you intended and you are able to make adjustments without feeling as if you’ve failed at the task. … Continue reading

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Up the Face of 50 – Another Week – Another Challange

It’s been a week – so how did I do on my challenge?  I give myself a B and I think that is pretty good given the holiday stress, etc… I managed to add a lot of extra walking (OK, … Continue reading

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