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‘Tis The Season…To Recap and ReStart

‘Tis the Season…. …to catch up and reach out, and I’m overdue. I haven’t been blogging lately… because, well, I’ve been writing and editing and yes, blogging for others, plus doing articles, bios and reviews online. However, as the famous … Continue reading

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Soup’s On: It’s Never too Late!

My friend, Mike Green, recently “trod the boards” acting in a Bay Area hit production.  At 81, Mike never misses a cue and his lines are seamless—in fact he often steals the show. While this may be Mike’s second career, … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of a Slim Christmas

‘Tis the season….and I bounce between pounds gained and lost as the holiday partying ebbs and flows.  As many of my fellow revelers are the fit ladies from exercise groups who also excel in gourmet cooking and baking, I recalled … Continue reading

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What’s in a Word?

Any time I mention even the slightest pain or deviation from my former self, more and more I’m hearing , “Well, you know, it’s age-related.” I suspect that means “age-ing related” as in “You’re getting old, lady” and its unstated corollary, … Continue reading

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Evie Speaks Out – on the (blog) radio!

It’s been a long and busy time between blogs, and I’m pleased at this posting to fill you in on my email invite.  Wed., July 14, at 3:30 PM PDT I’ll be interviewed on blog radio.  From your computer, you … Continue reading

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Buy, Hold and Pray: Financial Model or Pandora’s Box  I received my final payment this month from the terrific broker who bought my “book of business”—a welcome and regular check that was always tucked inside a Thank You note, so … Continue reading

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Moving Slowly On

It’s hard to believe that I’m observing the two month anniversary of Oliver’s death.  The feedback from my previous  blog as my husband’s end-of-life caretaker was profound—and helpful. I didn’t feel alone.  However, after all the loving words, floral offerings … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle

No wonder Long Term Care Insurance is the highest cost and commissioned product in the investment pantheon. It’s indeed a bummer, definitely unromantic and un-relieving to handle death at home. Continue reading

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The Gentle Art

I admit it, I’m an old fud.  I read a daily newspaper, not a newsfeed, I write long hand, not with a voice-to-data recorder and I prefer old fashioned calisthenics over high tech fitness machines. But I am finally coming … Continue reading

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TRANSITIONS!

Ever since Labor Day, I promised myself to clear the decks for…my next life!  Cleaning the garage!  A new career!  However, my lazy summer transition to celebrate my retirement from 25 years in the financial field…lingers on….and on.  After all, … Continue reading

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