Midlife FML

Sometimes FML things just happen….

Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Please Support Candidates Based on the Reality of Climate Change

Millennials, you have real power: 91% of millennials want to transition to clean energy. 83% of millennials believe the results of this election will affect their life. 69.2 million millennials have the power to win November’s election. * I have tried not to post about the US 2016 election on Travels with Tam, for obvious […]

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Dory is My Doppelganger

Dory is My Doppelganger

Sometimes, I have to laugh when everything turns to …. . Since Dory is my doppelganger, I guess I shouldn’t be surprised! Don’t get me wrong, compared to 99% of the world, my life is awesome, and I have nothing to complain about. I have traveled in many countries, and I know that when one has […]

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The Last Parent

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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Life’s Little Reminders

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Life’s Little Reminders

Yesterday we discovered that a very close friend of ours had a “mini stroke”, and had to have his carotid artery operated on to clear it out. That news made our blood pressure go up (thank goodness we both have low blood pressure). The symptoms were worrisome enough that he and his wife, who is a […]

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The Downside of Travel

The Downside of Travel

Travel is good for you. I believe that simple truth, and there is no dearth of literature to support it. However, there can be a downside: illness. My parents liked to travel, and they took my brother and I on the road to Florida every year of our childhood…until flying became the way to go. […]

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16 Cool Midlife Women You Should Be Following on Twitter!

16 Cool Midlife Women You Should Be Following on Twitter!

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Funny Things Happened on the Way to Austin

Funny Things Happened on the Way to Austin

Austin, Texas is one of those places known as “cool”. Austin has always been a cool place to be, whether you are a college student or a Texas politician *(it is the capitol of Texas). It is also a vibrantly active city. The river runs right through downtown (*but it is known as Town Lake, […]

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Amazing Women in Midlife!

Amazing Women in Midlife!

Today’s blog is about midlife women who have, or are in the process of, reinventing their lives. Talk about inspiring?! Midlife women are definitely movers and shakers! They start new careers, new businesses, write novels, become artists or therapists or lawyers…it is amazing. I decided to celebrate Amazing Women Wednesday by sharing blogs by midlife women […]

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Why Children Freak Me Out

Why Children Freak Me Out

Now, I don’t mean they freak me out in general. They freak me out for very specific reasons. Those reasons have to do with my husband, who had a Double Lung Transplant almost two years ago. (Lung Transplant, An Unexpected Journey!) The journey has been long, and we thought after year one things would get […]

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The Roller Coaster of Transplants

The Roller Coaster of Transplants

The roller coaster never stops. Randy has been feeling quite well after a shaky start this year. In January he was hospitalized with the CMV virus, and in March with another virus. It has been a tough year for him as his father has been ill and in the hospital as well. Randy and his […]

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