Tag Archives: Middle Age

A Pound Sign By Any Other Name

Remember when Prince decided to change his name to some unpronounceable symbol? And then he was “The Artist Formerly Known as Prince” and now I guess he’s Prince again? Same thing with John Mellencamp. John Cougar. John Cougar Mellencamp. Not … Continue reading

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The 80s: Through The Looking Glass

You know I love reality TV, but sometimes reality is even better than reality TV. I recently went to see an 80s tribute band, The Legwarmers, with some of my girlfriends. Let’s start with a few facts: Approximately 90% of … Continue reading

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Hair We Go Again

I’ve just survived one of the most terrifying events a woman can live through. I had a hair appointment scheduled yesterday, and received an ominous message from the salon on Tuesday. Cynthia no longer works here. OK, back it up…what? The woman … Continue reading

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Facebook: Going The Way Of The Slide Rule

A ew years back, I laughed at Lisa for being on Facebook. I felt sure that she was too old for that kind of thing. But then it turned out that the only way I could find out what was … Continue reading

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Feelin’ Hot Hot Hot…And Not Not Not

I tend to run hot. By that I don’t mean I look sexy completing a marathon, although I guess that could happen in a parallel universe. In a galaxy far, far, far, far away. What I mean is that when … Continue reading

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Driving Ms. Wilted Daisy

Dan and I went through the harrowing experience of buying a new car last week. Harrowing because: a)      I don’t want a new car b)      I don’t want a new car payment c)       I don’t care about cars and couldn’t … Continue reading

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For Posterity

By request, here is a transcript of our heartwarming “presentation” Saturday night at our 25th Anniversary party. Vow renewal as only we can do it… Jill:  This is going to be a little bit like the Oscars, in that I wrote some … Continue reading

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As Far As I Remember, Those Were The Good Old Days

I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. I love it because I can reconnect with people and see what’s happening in their lives. And I hate it because I can reconnect with people and see what’s happening in their lives. … Continue reading

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Whenever I Wake Up…And I Put On My Make-Up…I Say A Little Prayer*

After my optometrist used his antique equipment to determine what I’d been saying all along, that I can’t see, he posed what I could only assume was a philosophical question.  “Do you want to see near or far?”  I said … Continue reading

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An Old Bird Spreads Her Wings

Well, I did it.  I boldly stepped in to the scariest part of the 21st century thus far.  I tweeted.  I’m following, I’m being followed (well, by a few people) and I’m working on #whatsupwithhashtags.  It’s been an eventful afternoon. I’m … Continue reading

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