Beyond Babedom

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Welcome to Fantasy Island!

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Don’t we all have fantasies? Hell yes. But once our fantasies start to morph into unrealistic expectations, then we are in deep doodoo. (more…)

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Posted in Ageing | 3 Comments »

My Sex Life, Oreo Cookies and Hot Flashes

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

My friend, Jon Weinstein, shares his unique perspective on menopause

Posted on on www.

bald guy head on fireFor those of you that don’t know me, I’m 6’ tall, have long wavy brown hair, I’m known around town as “that cool guy” and can usually be found in the presence of a beautiful blond.
For those of you who do know me, you know that’s a lie! I’m 5’7”, bald, suffering with hot flashes and the blond I’m usually seen with is my neighbor’s golden retriever, Sidney – who is in love with my right leg and deems it necessary to demonstrate the depth of his devotion to my right leg every time he sees me. (more…)

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Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Ladies, we are in luck. Now that we’re beyond babedom, we can be assured we will never be fired for being too beautiful. Never thought you’d be happy not to be gorgeous, huh? But it’s true: now you can get fired just because you’re too damn cute.


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Posted in Career, Social Issues | 5 Comments »

A Slave to Fashion

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Ever heard the term “a slave to fashion”? I assert that it doesn’t mean the same thing to all people. . .which isn’t hard to believe if you look around and see what people are wearing.


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Do Heels Deserve Our Heart & Soul?

Monday, March 25th, 2013

Men will never understand the relationship women have with shoes.

I know that’s a blanket statement and I realize not every woman can relate. . . but I also know that most women over 40 – in fact all women – love our shoes.  We don’t all treat them with loving care. But we don’t all treat our men/partners that way either. But we do indeed form relationships with our pumps, sandals and wedgies that defy logic or, better stated, define us.

Now, if you’re one of those women who defiantly pooh-pooh the rest of us for our zapato zest, you may as well sign off right now. Because this, my dears, is an ode to shoes. (more…)

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Posted in Fashion, Relationships | 5 Comments »

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