Archive for September, 2011

“Embrace Your Age” Winner of the Week: Dorothy Hoffman Sander

Dorothy urges us to find our own joy, love our lives, and embrace the age we are . . . whatever it is.

The Perfect Rosh Hashana Brisket

You don’t have to be Jewish to love Brisket, and make it like you were from the old country.

Weekly “Embrace Your Age” Award Winner: Sally Prangley

I adore this woman . . . and we’ve never met. We’re Facebook friends, and with each exchange I become even more enamored.

How Can You Have the Best of Everything?

It’s simple: Love yourself. Love your life.

A True Miracle

My daughter, Sarah, was a premature baby. She was born at 27 weeks, weighing 2 lbs., 2 oz. . . . and looked little a tiny 14″ bird. Not an . . . Read More


Yes, I remember. I remember being at a meeting at my daughters’ school, as the principal came into the room to tell us that–unbelievably–a plane had “lost control and hit . . . Read More

Embracing Your Age (whatever it is) . . .

. . . and wanting to be pretty and fit and healthy and attractive are not mutually exclusive. Don’t try to look younger. Just try to look and feel BETTER . . . Read More

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

One of the most important things I did on vacation this summer was trying something completely new . . . and challenging, physically and mentally.