What I Used — Products for My First Triathlon

I recently wrote about my experience training for and completing my first triathlon after 50. You can read about it here. One of the trickiest parts of preparing for a triathlon is figuring out all the gear you need. You can get many items at local swim, bike, and running stores. I bought most of

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From Business Owner to Employee After 50

We’ve often heard how people over 50 go into business for themselves after losing their jobs. While some always wanted to own their own businesses, many are frustrated by the lack of job opportunities and difficulty getting a job at a certain age. What we don’t hear about so much is an example of someone

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One Thing That Every Get-Together Needs

As part of a New Year’s reading challenge I saw on Facebook, I had committed to giving books to some Facebook friends. One of the people on my list was a local woman business owner. I decided to gift her a business book written by a woman. Sadly, there are way fewer of them than

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Black Mountain Pinot Noir

I like wine, as I’m sure many of you do, too! While I’m not in any way a wine expert, I do like to keep some tasty red wines on hand, especially for entertaining. I especially enjoy stocking great-tasting wines that don’t cost a lot. One of my favorite places to buy wine is Trader

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Margie’s Book Club Pick – March, 2019

I read so many books that I rarely buy them. I generally get e-books and printed books from the library. This was published at the end of January 2019, and I got tired of waiting, so I bought it. And I’m so glad I did! Out of the Dark, by Gregg Hurwitz, is the fourth

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Q: A new family moved into the neighborhood. The husband drives a work truck, which is very loud when he starts it up. Most days of the week, including Saturdays, he wakes us up before 6:30 am. Is there anything we can do to stop this and get some sleep?

A: “The beauty of living in an open neighborhood is the absence of rules and dissension,” says Dr. Kristen Bomas, 50+ mermaid, life coach, speaker, and author. Of course, it also presents challenges like this. Kristen continues, “The truck is a constant that cannot be changed at this time. As people, we want to grow

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Make Your Own Damn Luck!

With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, I started thinking about luck. I decided to learn more by researching it. As luck would have it (pun intended), I found all kinds of great information. But I was most intrigued by something shared by Dr. Tina Seelig, a 50+ mermaid who teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford University. She

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Mpow Bluetooth Headphones

Like many of you, I’ve used headphones over the years, for business and pleasure. Often I had trouble with “in ear” headphones, for a variety of reasons: they didn’t stay in, they hurt, or I sweat so much (during workouts) that I built up water in my ears, which created a whole host of problems.

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