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The Things We Do For Love Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity Why do we turn to food when we feel betrayed? French Country Meal At Epcot Transports You To France Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections Feelin Right At Home At Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ The Evolution Of Fatherhood Through A Grandparent’s Eyes Scenes From A Boomer Marriage
 
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The Things We Do For Love

God bless my husband, Randy. He’s doing something soon he really doesn’t want to do. If left to his own devices, he’d be relaxing in front of the television or playing a gig.

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Social Security Claiming Rules Invite Calamity

As you will quickly realize, I am not a fan of the rules governing claiming date within Social Security.

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Why do we turn to food when we feel betrayed?

Turning to food is often the fastest and easiest solution to the need to self soothe when we feel a sense of  betrayal.

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French Country Meal At Epcot Transports You To France

The meal at Monsieur Paul in Epcot’s France pavilion would provide a “taste” of France during my Disney trip, the perfect way to usher in my milestone birthday.

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Your Entitlements At Risk If You Don’t Vote In Midterm Elections

Do older voters realize that the “debt” McConnell is talking about has been caused by massive tax cuts that the White House proposed, and Congress passed?

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Feelin Right At Home At Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’

Down-home southern cooking doesn’t get any better than Chef Art Smith’s Homecomin’ at Disney Springs.

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The Evolution Of Fatherhood Through A Grandparent’s Eyes

One of my mother’s favorite stories to tell was the one about my father’s tie. It was the tie he was wearing when he changed his newborn son’s diaper for the first time.

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Scenes From A Boomer Marriage

There’s an old saying that familiarity breeds contempt. I disagree. Having been married for over 20 years.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: What You Need To Know

15 October 2018

If you are not happy with your Medicare coverage, now is the time to make a change.

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Doctor Offers Tips on Warding Off A Cold

14 October 2018

There a few common sense, if perhaps overlooked, steps one can take to reduce one’s risk for catching a cold.

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Do You Expect Your Children To Care For You?

13 October 2018

Most older people needing help with daily tasks like dressing and bathing receive assistance informally from a spouse or partner or their adult children

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Cooking For 2: Provence Flavors Infuse Rose Wine Gives Chicken Breasts

12 October 2018

Chicken Breast Provencal is inspired by ingredients typical of the region of Provence in the south of France.

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Vitamin D May Not Improve Bone Health

11 October 2018

Vitamin D supplements have long been recommended to seniors for treating and preventing the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis.

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The Exquisite Torture Of Tolerating A Pedicure

10 October 2018

Yes, there are worse problems in life. But I admit to envy when sitting on a pedicure perch in my local nail salon.

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