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Hair Extension Hell, Is It Really Worth It?

Geisha Girls

I HAVE TO SHARE THIS EMAIL WITH YOU from my dear fellow Boomer Chick friend, Sporty Sue about her mishap with hair extensions. I crack up every time I read it. You know the lengths we ladies will go to to retain our girlish looks? Well, sneak a peek at this email….(italics are mine): Hi…

12 Ways Women Are Different from Men

Baby Boomer Couple

Guest Post: (NO, NOT THAT!) MEN AND WOMEN ARE equal under the law (at least that is the ideal). But when it comes to health, there are some big differences between the sexes. Here are 12 facts all women should know about how women’s health differs from men’s health: Heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of…

Saying “No” To Christmas Presents

Christmas Hearts

Friday Funnies: THIS CHRISTMAS I MADE A PACT WITH BLUE EYES that we would skip buying presents for each other. No way were we going to fall victim to the constant Christmas Hullabaloo and its associated pressure and guilt. We’re saving our cash for our next sailing adventure and that’s that. The incessant Christmas carols playing at…

How I Challenged My Fear and Won

Crow's Nest

FRIDAY FUNNIES: MY FEAR IS LIKE A STONE WALL waiting to be scaled with bare hands and as my first day out sailing as a brand new Captain on San Francisco Bay draws nigh, I have visions of clambering up icy Mt Everest. Arriving at the pier on the big day I am thankful Blue…

5 Ways To Keep Your Fitness Mojo

HIt It Hard

FRIDAY FUNNIES: THESE DAYS I AM HELL-BENT ON improving my fitness level, it’s as if a switch has flipped inside me setting off a deafening Alaaaaarm…ALAA-AAARM!!!! What precipitated this, you ask? Fear. I’ve discovered that most of my favorite jeans no longer fit and that no matter how I much I tuck my junk and…

Guest Post: Swedish Chickens Tell Us Your DNA Is Not Your Doom

Swedish Chicken

FOR A LONG TIME, the conventional wisdom was that our DNA is fixed; whatever genetic characteristics we were born with are the traits that will characterize us throughout our lives. While DNA changes do occur, we have thought that they occur only very slowly—over millions of years, like the evolutionary changes that enabled small-brained primitive…

Are Your Cats Psychic Too? | vet

Pretty Kitty

FRIDAY FUNNIES: MY KITTIES ARE PSYCHIC, they have an uncanny way of making themselves invisible when I’m fixing to take them to the vet. I’ve  just discreetly pulled out their cozy, blanket lined pet carriers without them seeing and poof, Louis The Lover and Miss Kitty have vamoosed. Just a minute ago Louis was lounging…

Deer Conundrum – Love ‘em or Shoot ‘em

Gardening Tools

SUNDAY SMIRK: SHORT OF GETTING A SHOTGUN I have tried just about everything to save my pretty plants from being eaten alive by deer. Our place is swarming with deer, you see. When Blue Eyes and I found this home surrounded by the natural vegetation of uninhabited land we fell in love with it. Even…