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All Talk And No Action

Last night a friend and I went to the quintessential Hollywood party: it was at a fabulous house in the Hollywood Hills with a pool and a view that was just begging to be on a postcard. It was attended by attractive men and women in cocktail [...]
Why Funny is Always Fashionable

Why Funny is Always Fashionable

You know you’re at peace with yourself and the universe if you can enter a crowded social function, scan the room, and then join the group creating the most laughter. After a certain age, you don’t waste time with pseudo-intellectuals, plastic-faced [...]

Hallucinating With Storybook Friends

I recently experienced a knee injury so painful that I sobbed until tears and snot covered my face, and I ignored my mother’s admonishment to wear fancy underwear before going to the hospital. After x-rays confirmed damaged ligaments, a doctor [...]

The Midlife Sage: How To Plan And Survive Your Midlife Birthday

My most memorable childhood birthday could be a case study for why some people need therapy. My mother’s baby died during childbirth a few weeks before my 8th birthday, so my gift was a big doll with all the clothes that had been intended [...]

Shakin’ The Salt!

When I first started dating my college sweetheart, I thought his last name was so cute – Bud Peppers. Of course the Beatles popular Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was still popular and I sang it all the time. Then as graduation [...]

The Midlife Sage Says: Take The “Midlife Laughter Challenge”

Because women over age 50 want yet another test, I’m offering the “Midlife Laughter Challenge” for those who still believe that life needs a middle-aged chuckle instead of a middle finger. The challenge is to laugh at least [...]

Why George Clooney Should Date Me

George Clooney has a lot of things going for him. He is a successful actor, a handsome man, and a charismatic philanthropist. What he doesn’t have going for him is his choice of suitable girlfriends. For someone who claims to not want marriage [...]

Podcast: Using Humor Effectively

Listen Here: Dr. Louis Franzini is a Clinical Psychologist, Humorist and author. His latest book is Just Kidding: Using Humor Effectively. In this podcast, Dr. Franzini discusses the value of using humor in relationships, at work and in [...]

Using Dream Interpretation To Your Advantage

Lately I have been reading about dream interpretation. I used to try and decode my dreams a few years ago. I stopped soon after realizing how neurotic and anxiety-ridden I must have been due to reoccurring nightmares of my teeth falling out. [...]

Why I Might Date A Werewolf

In a recent blog, I explained why I wouldn’t date a vampire. Since the new Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 movie is coming out, I thought I would let the werewolves out there know that I wouldn’t mind meeting them. I realize that mixed-race [...]

Why I Don’t Date Vampires

I realize that vampires are very fashionable in books and on screen right now. However, no matter how romantic they may seem, I do not want to date a vampire. First there is the obvious reason, I don’t know any real vampires. (Though my ex-husband [...]

To Date Or Not To Date, That Is The Question

My friends are divided between those that believe you should jump right back into the dating pool after a divorce and those that feel you should wait until the kids are a little older. Personally, I’m somewhere in between. Actually, the idea [...]


When you have a big chunk . . . CHUNK CHUNK (Sloth voice from the Goonies – involuntary word association, sorry) . . . of weight to lose, it looks, feels and sounds IMPOSSIBLE. Especially when you’ve been there, done that and have [...]