Happy 40th Birthday, Hello Kitty: Seven Reasons Why 40 Is Super Duper

Cynthia:  Hello Kitty turns 40 this year and Marcy and I would like to tell her not to worry! Forty really is as fabulous as they say!Marcy:  I'm nine.Cynthia:  Yes, but in cat years, that's forty-five.Marcy:  Fine. I'm forty-five and fabulous.Cynthia:  Absolutely! Here are seven reasons why being over forty is freaking fantastic....more

Settling In

"Build a bridge," I told him.  "What have you got to lose?  Go ahead, apply for the job."  Be careful of what you say when someone asks your opinion.  Especially if that someone is your husband and the topic is a new position, out of state.  ...more

A Homecoming

Autumn ColorThomas Wolfe said one can't go home again, and in a sense, that's true. I cannot be a child again....more

A Pep-Talk to Get Me Through My 40s

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Small Print Makes us See Red

Here is a clear plea, written in legible 12-point type, from middle-aged women to package designers. Increase the size of the print on your products because our eyesight is weaker, our patience is shorter, and our brand loyalty is volatile. Give us big type or skip the hype because we’re not buying it anymore....more
Right ON! I would write more, but every time I try, an ad here on bloghermore

10 Reasons I Can't Relate To the 30-something Blogger

Sally: [Crying hysterically] And I'm going to be forty! Harry: When? Sally: Someday! ...more
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Attention 2015 Graduates: The Real World is Calling

I’m running out of time. The countdown has begun to Jimbo leaving for college, and I suddenly have the urge to teach him everything I failed to impart the past 18 years. So I have begun The College List. No twin sheet sets on here – that comes later. This list has all the essentials needed for living a happy, independent life away from home....more

21 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Younger

 1.  Travel more.  Travelling makes you appreciate life more; the more you see and experience new things and places, the more you appreciate being alive.  You see the beauty of nature, and you feel closer to your Maker like never before.  You get to release stress, you worry less, you become a happier person, and you see things from a different perspective.  You realize it's a beautiful world we live in, and it's amazing to be granted the gift of life....more

Adventuring UNDER the Mexican Caribbean!

Fabulous Photos Friday under the Caribbean Sea!http://www.travelswithtam/blog  by Tam Warner Minton on August 22, 2014 • ...more