Woman to Woman

Be Careful

There’s a monster in your medicine cabinet. I’m not trying to scare you, but a monster might be roaming around your bathroom, checking your prescriptions, and perhaps helping himself to a few of your pain meds. That monster might be your teen or grandchild. As our kids grow up, it’s…
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Noticing Nature

So much of what we do seems temporary these days. Here today, gone tomorrow. Social media is a prime example of the transience of modern life. When we post on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, our message or photo might be noticed briefly by a few people, maybe more, but soon…
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Challenge Yourself and Grow

Many of you know I ride horses in my spare time. I began riding in my 40s and started taking lessons in my 50s. I’m not very good at it, but I have fun trying. I love being outdoors and far away from my computer. Riding makes me forget about…
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Pause and Connect

In early November I got a message on my phone from my mom’s bridge partner at Atlantic Shores. Dorie called to say she was so thrilled to see the article in our November issue about P.E.O. “I’m a member,” she said and went on to tell a little more about…
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A Mind of Its Own

Being mindful is a challenge for me. My mind has a mind of its own, I guess you could say, and when I try to be present in the moment, thoughts bounce around my brain like ping-pong balls. Sometimes it feels like there’s a Rube Goldberg machine in my head—with…
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Gold & Silver

Remember the Girl Scout song we sang when we were young? “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other’s gold.” When was the last time you made a new friend? I know, it’s easy to hang with the pals you’ve known forever. They understand you,…
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Around the Bend

There’s a rumbling from the printer as it whirs and vibrates and spits out another page of this October issue for me to proof. Proofing is actually my favorite part of birthing each issue. Not that I don’t know what’s on the pages. In fact, I probably read each article…
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