Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Day 220 – What’s In An Age?

What about your ageHow do you feel about your age? Are you proud of it? Or do you hide from it, embarrassed to let anyone know your age?

I watched a number of women this weekend not wanting to reveal their age and it really got me thinking. Why would you ever not be proud of your age?

To me, age means we have survived. We are still standing, have weathered life’s storms (and may still be weathering them), have learned lots, loved lots, felt lots and are still here to talk about it.

I am proud of my 49.5 years on this earth. Yep getting wrinkles and sags here and there are not a highlight. And paying more every couple of months to give me my “youthful blonde” to cover up my sporadic grey hairs (okay maybe not so sporadic) sucks.

But I am loud and proud about my age.

Today is my BFF’s birthday. I won’t give away her age but I will always be her younger best friend. We are both proud of our age. Because with that age comes another year of our friendship. Thirty years of friendship means we have experienced so much together. I can’t imagine not having those years between us.

We need to embrace our age. Because aging is much better than not aging!!

So Happy Birthday to my BFF… may we continue to age well together!! xo

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VH1 Behind the Music

VH1 Fleetwood MacI used to love these VH1 Behind the Music shows. Totally forgot about them until I looked up the one on Def Leppard last week. This one on Fleetwood Mac is a good look at the iconic band.

Watch the VH1 special

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Anna Nalick “Breathe (2am)”

Anna NalickI saw Anna Nalick live and this song has stuck with me ever since. Listen to the lyrics. I’m a big believer in breathing. I mean we all are, but those deep down breaths that allow us to get through any situation. So this song has got me through a few situations. Released 2004.

Watch her perform live

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“Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins

MockingjayMockingjay is the third book in the extremely popular Hunger Games trilogy. Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But this has not made the Capital happy, and they are plotting their revenge. No one is safe. So how will it end? While young adult books, they will still keep every adult enthralled too. Published 2010.

Buy this book at your local bookstore or at:

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