Posts Tagged 'nostalgia'

Charms to Soothe the Savage Breast

As I inch ever closer to embarking on the last year of my 50s, my thoughts turn to anything that will soothe the angst of being an age that sounds so old. I’m working at being healthier and more fit going into my *gulp* 60s.Treadmill

I’ve purchased a treadmill for a no-excuses workout. In fact we’re setting up a whole workout room adding my hubby’s ...

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Book Giveaway Winner!

August 31st, I was honored to interview Lisa Rivero about her new book, Oscar‘s Gift. Lisa graciously provided me with an autographed copy of her book to give away to one of my commenters.

And the winner is….

HALEY WHITEHALL!! Congratulations!

Haley, please email your mailing address (not a P.O. box) to me at marichards320 AT yahoo DOT com. and I’ll get your copy out to you as quickly as possible.

There are more book ...

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Oooh, Sexy! Shoes!

As a young woman, shopping for shoes was my favorite pastime. Dancing shoes, dressy boots, sexy sandals, slick workday shoes and, at least one pair of simply outrageous shoes…I had more shoes than outfits to wear them with.

I’d still love an assortment of shoes and boots, but I don’t need as many now…and stilettos don’t feel so good anymore. I’ve scoured the internet for, what the world considers, ‘Sexy Shoes’. See what ...

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Trying to Unblock & Prevent Writer’s Block

Hi all! I don’t normally post on Thursdays, and I’m still not posting, but I have a fellow writer, Jakob Barry, who would like to share his ideas on how to blast away writer’s block. Please welcome Jakob!

Jakob BarryJakob Barry writes for He covers various home improvement topics including cleaning estimates and eco-friendly window cleaning services.

I admit it. I’m a writer who occasionally suffers from writer’s block and, ...

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The 1980s – A Cultural Wasteland or A Rich Part of History?

Thanks for joining me for another installment of ‘That’s So Last Century!’

The 1980s was a decade of conflict, little progress, and impossible fashion.

In the news:

*Assassination attempts on the Pope and President ReaganRonald Reagan, TIME magazine

*US Embassy in Beirut bombed

*Prime Minister of India, Indira Ghandi murdered by two bodyguards

*Chernobl Nuclear Accident

*US bombs Libya

*PanAm flight 103 bombed over ...

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