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Got Plans this Weekend? Don't Fear "Nothing"

“I am so, so excited about this weekend!” my co-worker said Friday, smiling broadly.

Me, “Yeah? Are you going to the (Mississippi) Book Festival? Or the leadership event the Stennis Institute is having? 620 more words


Our last day of walking. It did rain today but it was OK. It was actually the easiest day of walking with low lying hills and I’m pleased to say that the waterproof  trousers held up well! 96 more words



More walking today, less sightseeing. Partly though choice, we have had our fill of Roman history now!

Another day of great weather. Although the weather forecast predicted rain, and Dave and I did buy waterproof trousers in expectation, being British I also packed a pair of shorts and some sun cream. 132 more words


The Dating App

To: Anonymous
Subject: The Dating App
I’ve been divorced for nine years and have not dated anyone in seven.  I am a busy person:  teaching full-time, raising three kids on my own, taking care of a house and yard and other obligations that come up each day.   680 more words


Caring for Naturally Curly Hair in Your 50s

(Photo Credit: Quincy James)

In this series I interview Lisa Keizer, Founder and CEO of Up North Naturals to ask the question, “How do I care for my naturally curly hair now that I’m in my 50s.( 141 more words


Hip Fashion Trends For The 40+ Crowd

You may have heard the expression, “Forty is the new 20,” ad nauseum by now, and of course, it is true that middle-aged women are looking and feeling better than ever. 431 more words

Vine Vera


Over the past 15 months I have been encouraging (or making) myself stay on a fitness journey. It has had many challenges for sure, but I have been fortunate enough to “tap into” a great support system through a FB group and with an online trainer and app system. 1,153 more words