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Discouraging News: Delores, Part 3

Once she decided to dedicate a certain time every day to walking, Delores found she rather liked it. She had to juggle the time, as she worked on the computer mornings for a company marketing wedding caterers. That was okay, though, because Delores discovered herself really thinking through problems she was encountering via the marketing […]

Delores: Part 2

The trouble was, at times, Delores just didn’t feel well. She wasn’t really sick, she just felt…tired. That was it. At first she attributed it to being 60 years old. Sixty seemed to be on the cusp of old age. Why should she be getting older and expect to feel better? When she really thought […]


Delores: Part 1

So you want to start something new! Are you a self-starter, or do you need a little motivational input? Are you beginning your project with advantages, or disadvantages? Delores wasn’t interested in fitness, so when she was forced to begin a fitness program via health issues, she had little motivation and a number of disadvantages. […]


Turning Back Time

Come on! Admit it! A lot of us aging Baby Boomers would like to be younger. At least, we’d like to look younger. Potions, pills and even surgeries are big beauty business these days. And yes, friend, it costs money……….because it often works! The problem is this: That newly sculpted face is going to look […]

Hawkins Creek

Your Most Important Asset

If you were forced to jettison all you possess but could keep one item or asset, what would that be? Hmmm……..I’d keep my bulging bank account, wouldn’t you? Or, maybe all those family pictures! Oh, I know! I don’t want to give up being beautiful!  But wait! I love my new Lexus!  And I can’t […]

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Why do we look so OLD?!

What’s the problem? So many of us in our 50’s and 60’s are starting to look so old!  Oh, I realize some of us don’t want to flame our hair red or wear contact lenses or high heels or short and sassy skirts. But that’s not the issue. The real reason we look so old […]

Dillon Dog and Me

Let’s Just Get Over It!

So, how did people get around before Henry Ford took pity on the masses and came up with the affordable automobile? I think it’s a no-brainer. They walked. Yes, I know that horses and donkeys decided to lend themselves to transportation endeavors long before Henry, but most people (that’s you and me, friend) couldn’t afford […]


Does High Self-Esteem Make you Healthier?

Like me, you may be a woman over the age of 50. And, like me, you may have a lot more going on in your life than simply growing old gracefully! reports that six in ten of 2,000 women over 50 felt that modern life is geared toward a focus on younger women, while […]

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