In September of 2007, Andy Rooney wrote an article called:"Andy Rooney on Women Over Forty."Mr. Rooney basically said :Women over 40 will not ask you what you think, because they don't care what you think.Women over 40 are dignified. They won't have a screaming match with you and would just shoot you if they thought they could get away with it.Older women are generous with praise because they know what it feels like to be unappreciated....more I am sixty one, but I don't feel or act it. Sometimes I see women my age ...more

Praising the Mature --and Fab-- Woman

I celebrated a birthday last month and what a fun day it was.  In commemoration of me adding another year, a friend sent me a piece attributed to Andy Rooney called In Praise of Women Over 40 (or something like that). I like it. Here it is: As I grow in age, I value women who are over 40 most of all. Here are just a few reasons why:   ...more

Andy Rooney Dies at Age 92

It was only a few short weeks ago that Cece watched Andy Rooney’s farewell interview on 6o Minutes.  She was very sad.  Andy Rooney was a fixture in  her TV watching life.  She hoped that he would come back and do periodic pieces for 60 Minutes.  He was such a curmudgeon…complaining about all the things that truly aggravated us …but we never stopped long enough to do anything about.  Remember his piece on the cotton in the medicine bottles?  Why do we have that in there anyway?...more

New York Times Going to an Online Subscription Fee! OH MY!

Cece is still reeling from the news.  The New York Times is going to a subscription for its online readers beginning March 28th, 2011.   “The New York Times introduced a plan on Thursday to begin charging the most frequent users of its Web site $15 for a four-week subscription in a bet that readers will pay for news they are accustomed to getting free.”...more