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naseem-rakha's picture
Jan.31.2013
Mt. Shasta, from I5.   Well, I got off to a late start, and I stopped about 40 minutes into the drive to call CarToys to figure out how to connect Pandora up to my spiffy new stereo system, and I5 was jammed with oversized semi's hauling what looked like parts for a nuclear reactor, but I...
naseem-rakha's picture
Jan.31.2013
Mt. Shasta, from I5.   Well, I got off to a late start, and I stopped about 40 minutes into the drive to call CarToys to figure out how to connect Pandora up to my spiffy new stereo system, and I5 was jammed with oversized semi's hauling what looked like parts for a nuclear reactor, but I...
deborah-fruchey's picture
Oct.29.2012
I know I promised a further exploration of Anosognosia, but I’m taking time out for a medical heads-up. Ladies, menopause may be dangerous to your mental health, and going hormone-free might not be one of your viable options. I noticed a couple of years ago that I was destabilizing rapidly and had...
robin-l-donovan's picture
Jul.11.2012
A Big Thanks to Erin Reel: The Lit Coach June 21st, 2012 → 2:47 pm @ rldonovan // No Comments Check out the wonderful post that Erin Reel, The Lit Coach, wrote on her blog after interviewing me last week: http://thelitcoach.net/from-blog-to-book-with-robin-leemann-...
robin-l-donovan's picture
Jul.11.2012
Guest Post: Robin Donovan: Why Write a Murder Mystery? Why write a murder mystery, make it funny and choose a menopausal businesswoman as your amateur sleuth? Why not? When you start out as an English teacher with an urge to write humor and you buy into an ad agency where blogging becomes a...
lynn-henriksen's picture
Mar.26.2012
Ever feel like no one sees you, especially, those of the opposite sex? Do you sometimes wonder, “Am I fading into oblivion?”  Don’t let it get you down, you’re among friends, and there are better things on the horizon than a “cat-call.” I talk to women of all kinds—friends, relatives, and...
joan-hanna's picture
Oct.14.2011
You can't help but see stories about Occupy Wall Street and the inevitable spread into other major cities including Philadelphia. I got to wondering about the word "occupy" or, more to the point, what it means to "to occupy." Dictionary.com lists the meanings of occupy as: 1. to take or fill up...
angela-schuster's picture
Oct.07.2011
Dear Jeans, I was in the closet the other day, looking for something to wear. You see, a few days ago, Fall weather decended upon us and I wanted something to keep me warm. I saw you peaking out from the top shelf. It almost looked like you were hiding from me. I can't imagine why you would hide...
pam-johnson-bennett's picture
Sep.21.2011
I have been fortunate enough to have a successful business as a certified cat behavior consultant and also as an established author of books on cat training. It’s not unusual for me to be stopped while at the supermarket or even in the church parking lot by someone wanting advice about their...
annette-talbert's picture
Jul.27.2011
Today's post is about a subject near and dear to so many of us: Menopause. I'm actually referring to peri-menopause, which is the time before menopause. I prefer the old fashioned term "the Change." That seems to sum it all up: Change. As some wise soul once noted, being a woman is not...