I Give You The Lady In Red

Photo copyrighted by Arlene Ibarra. Used with permission. While I’m in Italy eating my weight in gelato, I’m thrilled to have the wry, lovely Stephanie Weaver as my guest blogger, appropriately called The Lady In Red for the 4th of July! ...more

She Lost Her SoulMate, You’ll Be Surprised at What Helped her Through her Grief

Yoga includes a whole new vocabulary of words and phrases. Judy Freedman is my guest writer today. I love this story about how a passion for yoga lead her out of the grief she suffered when she lost her husband ....more

5 Reasons I Sometimes Want to Leave my Husband

Today I’m lucky to have fabulous author, Kathy Radigan on my blog. She’s beautiful, funny and kind. Come to think of it, I don’t think we can be friends after all ....more

7 Tips to Feel Sexy, Healthy and Fresh Each Day

This June I’m turning the big 5 - 0 in a lovely villa in Tuscany along with my two best friends, whom I’ve known since the 4th grade. All those years ago, sitting out on the baseball field at recess we spoke in hushed tones about the ways our bodies were changing with the onset of puberty. We all grew at different paces, but there’s one thing we all would have agreed upon back then. Writing, for the whole world to see, about the importance of "feminine freshness" would have been death by mortification....more

7 Tips to Feel Sexy, Healthy and Fresh Each Day

This June I’m turning the big 5 – 0 in a lovely villa in Tuscany along with my two best friends, whom I’ve known since the 4th grade. All those years ago, sitting out on the baseball field at recess we spoke in hushed tones about the ways our bodies were changing with the onset of puberty. We all grew at different paces, but there’s one thing we all would have agreed upon back then ....more

My 7 Best Summer Memories from 1975: Throwback Thursday

The very first bluegill circa 1970. I hope I threw him back? 1. Sitting on the bottom of our swimming pool in Claremont, California, looking into my older step-brother Derry’s eyes through the murky chlorinated water, determined NOT to surface first ....more

What My Hair Was Trying To Tell Me

They say that every woman has a story about her hair. This is mine. When I was thirty I cut off all of my hair ....more

Sexiest Father’s Day Gift Ever! (MELT: Massage for Couples)

Sweet Mother of God, not since “The Wedding” episode of Outlander have I been quite so … how shall we say … warmed by a film clip....more