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You’ll Love How these Kids React to the Technologies that We Grew Up with 
2 years ago

You’ll Love How these Kids React to the Technologies that We Grew Up with 

Every time I visit my granddaughter, it never ceases to amaze me how much technology is integrated into her little life. She probably has no idea that the mobile phone that she carries around has more processing power than the computer on the Apollo 11 – actually it has WAY more processing power! Read More

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond
2 years ago

The Artful Life: Reconnecting with Your Creativity in Midlife and Beyond

Life is full of comparisons. As employees, our performance is measured against our coworkers. As mothers, we worry about whether we are doing good enough – compared to whom, by the way? Creatively, we feel like we can’t compete with our “natural” friends and neighbors. Read More

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50
3 years ago

Collecting is One of the Best Hobbies for Women Over 50

If you have followed Sixty and Me for a while, you may be surprised to see me posting an article on why “collecting things” is such an amazing hobby for older women. After all, I’ve spent much of the last decade simplifying my life. Read More

Are You Proud to be a Baby Boomer?
3 years ago

Are You Proud to be a Baby Boomer?

Baby boomers are a diverse lot. I know people in their late 60s that are fit, fun and full of life. I also know people in their early 50s who are unhappy, cynical and close-minded. Read More

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?
3 years ago

It’s Time to Reveal Your Secret Treasure! What One Thing You Couldn’t Live Without?

If someone asked me to reveal the one thing (remember a thing not a person) that I couldn’t live without, I would immediately say my phone. That’s it. My world exists in that tiny device. I panic when I leave the house without it and am always astonished when I hear that the average person checks their mobile phones around 60 times a day. Read More

Happy 69th Birthday Sally Field – We Love Your Versatility and Your Values
3 years ago

Happy 69th Birthday Sally Field – We Love Your Versatility and Your Values

Sally Field is 69 today, November 6, 2015 and I wanted to share a few facts about this amazing woman that you may not already know. Let’s take a few minutes to celebrate her life so far. Then, let’s all wish her a very happy birthday in the comments section at the end of this article. Read More

Happy 60th Birthday Maria Shriver – You Are a Wonderful Advocate for Women’s Empowerment
3 years ago

Happy 60th Birthday Maria Shriver – You Are a Wonderful Advocate for Women’s Empowerment

I have a lot of respect for Maria Shriver. She is an author, journalist and advocate for women’s empowerment. She also happens to be the ex-wife of former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. She has been a public figure all her life. Read More

Happy 60th Birthday Bill Gates – Thanks for Making the World a Better Place
3 years ago

Happy 60th Birthday Bill Gates – Thanks for Making the World a Better Place

Not many people in the Sixty and Me community know that, before starting this website, I spent many wonderful years working at Microsoft. I was there for the launch of Windows 95. I experienced the emotional highs and the disappointing lows. But, it wasn’t until I left the company that I really came to understand the significance of the company’s founder, Bill Gates.

Since Bill Gates turns 60 today, I thought that it would be a great opportunity to wish him a huge happy birthday on behalf of the women in the Sixty and Me community. Read More

Daisies, Roses or Tulips? What Does Your Favorite Flower Say About You?
3 years ago

Daisies, Roses or Tulips? What Does Your Favorite Flower Say About You?

We often talk about our fashion and home décor choices and how they reflect our personality and style. I was thinking today about how our style is also reflected in less obvious choices that we make. Read More

Simple Sophistication and the Art of Living Well After 60
3 years ago

Simple Sophistication and the Art of Living Well After 60

I never realized just how cluttered my life had become until I made the decision to start downsizing my life after 60. After years of accumulating “stuff,” I made the difficult – some would say dramatic – decision to reduce the number of items that I owned to 200. Read More

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