Archive for the ‘General’ Category
I am raising my daughters to be proud feminists: people who believe in equality for all regardless of gender, race, religion, politics, nationality or sexual orientation. Therefore, it came as no surprise when my daughter, a college freshman, enrolled in a “Women and Gender Studies” class this spring.
This morning, she forwarded a video, explaining that it was required viewing for her class.
As a woman over 50, I’m always on the lookout for some of the latest facts and figures about the demo I’m in. Here are some of the most recent. Get ready to be amazed. (more…)
Why does it sometimes seem as though the medical community purposely wants to confuse, confound and worry us with a continuous flow of reports that are often at odds? (more…)
Nag alert: we all need to move our bodies every day. Period. Running, walking, spinning, biking . . . whatever your choice is, you’ve got to do it every day. You’ll keep your weight down, health check numbers where they should be, and it just feels good! But, sometimes we need that little extra reason to get us out there. (more…)
Storm Sandy was a doozy. People in many parts of the Northeast are still without power, water, or food. Homes have been lost, and lives, too. We’re all still in shock that this even happened. New Yorkers feel invincible most of the time. This week we felt vulnerable.
Slowly, however, we’re starting to feel grateful. Grateful that it’s finally over and life is crawling its way back to normal. (more…)