Magical Memoir Moments

Co-hostess Melissa Frost places a flower crown on Kate. So many special touches!

A Mother Blessing: Something to Consider in Your Life?

Last Sunday I participated in an alternative to a baby shower called a Mother Blessing. I knew I would enjoy it because my fun-loving, color-loving, people-loving daughter would be the expectant mother. Not only did I enjoy this event, I was deeply moved. Everything was exquisitely beautiful. We gathered at Coterie — a woman-focused co-working…

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A Week with Kate: Working and Playing with My Memoir Marketing Director

One of the rewards of intensive parenting of young children is that they grow up to be friends. I love spending time with both my adult children and their families. Last week, I enjoyed the luxury of spending five whole days with my daughter Kate. We both are blessed with flexible schedules, so we can…

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Will You Still Be Sending Me a Valentine When I'm 64? You Bet!

Do love, beauty, and Valentine’s Day belong only to the young? I don’t think so! Like Paul McCartney, I got happy seeing older people in love¬†even when I was very young. Our culture doesn’t celebrate old-age love and beauty. So we have to teach it to ourselves and each other. Here’s a valentine to all…

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Going Grey Caused Me a Problem: Did I Do the Right Thing?

I like to think that I’m not vain about my looks. My make-up case is a sandwich bag, and I use its contents rarely. For my lips my favorite brand is Chapstick. But fifteen years ago, I did dye my hair and kept on doing it. Over time, I began to be curious about what…

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