Busy Doing Nothing

At the end of every day, I feel like I have done nothing. Oh I've been busy all right. But doing what? So one day last week, I decided to keep track of my day -- how could I have been so busy during all those hours when the kids were at school and have nothing to show for it? Here's how. 6:50 Continue Reading

Ageless Body? Yeah, right.

Long ago, I discovered the secret to buying (passably) flattering bathing suits: the worse you look the more you pay. (Hence, the Karla Coletto bazillion dollar(and worth every penny) bathing suit.)  I then learned the secret to feeling young and attractive: hang out with the septaugenarians.  I've Continue Reading

I’m packin’ up!

Oy. For those of you who have never seen a Woody Allen Movie, gone to hear Barbra Streisand perform, or had grandparents who remind you of Billy Crystal when he does his old man schtick, "oy" is "oh boy" with a Jewish accent. It pretty much describe the way I feel right now. There are lots of Continue Reading

Weight Watchers Weigh In Update #1

Weight Watchers. The two most terrifying words in the English language.  (Though I suppose that "Compassionate Conservative" and "Hairy Back" might be contenders.) And yet here I am, once again, doing the WW.  Counting the points, weighing the portions,trying to decide if a deck of cards (the proper Continue Reading

I’ll Never be an Olympian

The Olympics start today. Actually, they've started already. (Just not on primetime, so not at all. If the Opening Ceremonies happen, and the networks don't put it on TV, did they really occur?) Something about seeing all those young people from all over the world -- well, dorky as it sounds - it Continue Reading

Looking Good at Any Price

Have you ever noticed that the worse your body is, the more you have to spend on a bathing suit? I've been to the Lands End site with all of it's symbols about body type and claims of flattery. And I've always liked the suits. Not too flashy. Not too revealing. But in the end, not too exciting, Continue Reading