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Easy Ways to Go Meatless Monday!

Filed in Boomer, Important Stuff!, Our Planet, Reviews! by on May 1, 2016 18 Comments
Easy Ways to Go Meatless Monday!

It isn’t that difficult to go without meat, at least a day or two a week. I’ve gone from being vegetarian to eating meat/fish/chicken only 2 or 3 times a week. When I do eat meat, I try to eat grass fed, cageless, no antibiotics, no steroids, sustainable. We cannot always be perfect, but we […]

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Do You Know about the Good Guide?

Filed in Boomer, Important Stuff!, Our Planet by on April 28, 2016 4 Comments
Do You Know about the Good Guide?

I often think of the life that Jane Goodall leads. At 82 years old, Jane Goodall is traveling 300 days a year to spread this message: every person makes a difference. Every choice we make in our daily lives will have an effect of some kind, good or bad. Her question is, what difference will […]

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Take the Pledge for Mother Earth

Take the Pledge for Mother Earth

Do you know how your Mother is doing? I am referring, of course, to our Mother Earth on this Earth Day, April 22, 2016. And she could be better. She could be a whole lot better. I usually talk about the ocean on Earth Day, or wildlife. Today I’m going to give you a few […]

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Reef Safe Sun Care Giveaway!

Reef Safe Sun Care Giveaway!

To enter, you can: Enter your email on the Entry form below    and/or Click to Tweet the highlighted message below from this blog post: [clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”#reefsafe #free #giveaway” related=”” layout=”” position=””]ENTER NOW REEF SAFE SUNCARE GIVEAWAY![/clickandtweet] You can tweet the message above once a day from this blog post for more entries! It […]

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Amazing Women Wednesday: An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall

Amazing Women Wednesday: An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall

When the slight figure of Dr. Jane Goodall appeared on the stage at College Park Center, University of Texas Arlington, she received a standing ovation. It seemed as though the entire audience, which was huge, sprang to their feet simultaneously. The crowd hushed when she began to speak in a conversational tone, with no notes […]

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Two Amazing Women are Coming to Dallas!

Two Amazing Women are Coming to Dallas!

That is correct! Two of my very favorite and most admired women are heading to Dallas to speak, or give a keynote. Goldie Hawn will be giving the keynote address at the Woman to Woman Luncheon on April 5, put on by Jewish Family Services in Dallas. http://www.jfsdallas.org/getinvolved/woman Did you also know that Goldie, Diane Keaton […]

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The Last Parent

Filed in Boomer, Important Stuff!, Midlife by on January 17, 2016 25 Comments
The Last Parent

One of the most conflicting, saddest times in life has to be watching one’s parents age, become ill, and pass on. Midlife is usually when people begin to lose their parents. I lost my father young, when he was 59 and I was 25, but my mother lived to see her grandchildren grow up, and so […]

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What Were the Values You Grew Up With?

Filed in Boomer, Important Stuff!, Midlife by on January 4, 2016 20 Comments
What Were the Values You Grew Up With?

Everyone grows up with a certain set of values. Our families of origin have a tremendous influence on our lives, and although some values may be deemed unnecessary, or need to be adjusted later in a person’s life, others are still viable and have great impact. I have lived my life in keeping with many […]

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50 Things I am Grateful For: Bloggers Unite in a Flood of Gratitude

Filed in Important Stuff!, Travel Adventures! by on December 27, 2015 16 Comments
50 Things I am Grateful For: Bloggers Unite in a Flood of Gratitude

Challenge: set a timer for 10 minutes and write 50 things you are grateful for, or that made you happy, during 2015. Here’s my 10 minute list: Randy is alive. My kids are healthy. I am still moving and doing (after 2 back surgeries and psoriatic arthritis, it’s not always easy!) My darling rescue Goldens, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Diving St Lucia

Wordless Wednesday: Diving St Lucia

I am presently in St Lucia with REEF, doing fish surveys on the coral reefs, which are not well documented. The last time St Lucia was surveyed was 2009. There are eighteen of us, so we’re doing our best to see what is living here. For those of you who think I am a total […]

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