I wore Estee Lauder lipstick for years. The color was Spiced Cider. Women loved it and complimented it universally. My husband never said a word.
He just kissed me 😎 Who was I to complain?
Colorful lips were useful in my career as a speech-language pathologist.… ...
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What do you do when you can’t sleep, Constant Reader?
It’s a decidedly female dilemma, something hormonal and related to cortisol levels. A physician once explained the phenomena to me: that the mid-afternoon stress level is mirrored twelve hours later, at 2:30 a.m.… ...
We’re all aware of double entendre, a French phrase that masks dirty tricks of language, sexual innuendo and such. I recall an embarrassing attempt to titter beyond my parent’s Squaresville comprehension once as a teen. Only once. Nevermore…I’d forgotten that they’d been teens, too.… ...
Clique: a small group of people, with shared interests or other features in common, who spend time together and do not readily allow others to join them.
Ms. Gen-X smiled and said, "My generation doesn't do cliques." I nearly melted into my shoes.
Lights out at 7:35 p.m.
No, this is not a description of our Baby Boomer bedtime.
Lights off, TV becalmed, desktop computers no longer sleeping, but shut down. More importantly, the carefully-plugged in emergency light poised between the kitchen and family room did not come on to bathe us in imitation sunshine.… ...
I came of age when women were newly encouraged to be equal, to take charge, to surge upward, “lean in.”
As a result of this insurrection – and the recent spate of down-sizing higher echelon men – 20% of women ages 40 – 69 earn about the same as their spouses and 24% earn more, according to statistics.… ...
9 oz. dried cranberries; 12 oz. strawberry yogurt raisins; 12 oz. dried apricots; 16 oz. almonds; 16 oz. walnuts
Look at the list of ingredients. You don’t have to memorize them; this isn’t one of those baby shower games where you have to recall the items on a tray that is removed from your sight after 60 seconds.… ...
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I can do magic with groups of women. Here are two true life examples.
- I have done public speaking on a variety of topics and always open in this manner: “My name is Pat Jackson-Colando. I am a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist in private practice.