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Grown Up Gap Year with Elizabeth Martin

Gap year? Sabbatical? I think this is yet another opportunity wasted on young people who cannot possibly appreciate the decadence of time off from routines and responsibilities. Midlife is when a gap year has the greatest impact and the most valuable rewards. Elizabeth Martin and I talk about her decision…

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Ageism in action

Ageism in Action: From “OK, Kiddo” to “OK, Boomer”

AGEISM IN ACTION: FROM “OK, KIDDO” TO “OK, BOOMER” GUEST OPINION originally published in Northern Express BY MARY KEYES ROGERS | NOV. 30, 2019 Ageism is not attractive coming off the tongues of those demanding I become “woke.” This Baby Boomer would like to state the obvious, that ageism is no different…

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gift guide

2019 College Kid Gift Guide By COLLEGE KIDS

  Wrap up the gifts your college kid really wants! I asked my daughter Lucy and her friends, guys and girls at college (age 18-23) to go shopping on Amazon for things they actually want. I asked for a range of categories and prices, from stocking stuffers to major gifts….

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E182 Older and Braver with Christie Minervini

Forget “older and wiser” Christie Minervini is feeling older and braver. Somebody get this 51-year-old empty-nester a cape! Why so brave? Because she knew that she could survive defeat. She’d be just fine, thank you very much. THAT, my friends,  is confidence. Christie shares her story of deciding to spend…

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midlife holidays

Could You… Invite One More?

If you are hosting a holiday meal for friends and family, could you make room for one more? While you are busy with menu planning and the details of your table setting, consider adding one more person to the guest list. Who do you know that does not have an…

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