Advice for the Donald: say this, not that

Remember the book “Eat This, Not That?” It was full of shocking disclosures about foods with enormous quantities of sugar, salt and fat, and then offered suggestions for healthier options. I started thinking about similarities with Donald Trump. He believes his comments are full of quality content, but are there more palatable alternatives to help us swallow […]

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Dear Bernie….a boomer’s wish list

I don’t usually get involved in political rhetoric for fear of becoming homicidal, and spending my retirement behind bars. And I look dreadful in orange. Plus I don’t want to think about the last time I wore a jumpsuit. Anyway, with the election intensifying, I’ve become entangled in some of the Bernie brouhaha. I took […]

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Is Weight Loss Science Finally Getting Its S**t Together?

Are you as confused as I am about the science of weight loss? Friends and enemies change so frequently, you feel like you are stuck in perpetual middle school. Carbs, fat, wheat, protein, and exercise are ‘in’ one day and ‘out’ the next. It’s enough to drive you into the arms of Jenny Craig. Americans […]

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How do you judge a grocery cart? Take this quiz to find out!

Remember the hilarious movie “Date Night” when Claire (Tina Fey) and Phil (Steve Carrell) go out to a restaurant and analyze other couples’ actions, playing a game called, “What’s Their Story?” I have to confess something. I do this when I grocery shop. I examine the contents of people’s grocery carts, and make up possible scenarios […]

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