Tuesday, December 11, 2018
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Fall Brings Us Football, Foliage and Fabulosity! As I write you from here in the heart of the Midwest, the Fall football season is in full swing and the foliage, which I’d been worried about due to the summer drought, is just starting to fade. But it was absolutely brilliant here while it lasted. Hope your part of the country has also enjoyed some Fall beauty and harvest bounty. As for the fabulosity, we’ve got so much of that to share with you this issue, we’re a bit late with publishing – we just kept pushing back the date in order to incorporate “one more thing.”... (Read More ...)

Can You Believe That 2012 Is Almost Half Over? Where Has The Year Gone? I don’t know about you, but for me it’s kind of mind-boggling. Before I know it, we will have reached one of my favorite summer days – Summer Solstice – the longest day. Always a great time for celebrating. Especially if you, like me, feel more energetic when the sun is shining! Just thinking about this takes me back to my college days in Madison, Wisconsin, where we used to celebrate the solstice with a day of summer activity, capped off by swimming from the pier at the Wisconsin Memorial Union,... (Read More ...)

As April Ends It’s Time to Use Our “Outside Voices” – We Must Speak Up to Protect Our Rights April is flying by – fast. We’ve already had Passover, Easter, Tax Day and Earth Day. The “next big thing” is the “We Are Women March,” set for this weekend: Saturday, April 28th. If you haven’t yet heard about this event, it will be big: Women everywhere are relocating their voices and marching in every state capital, including DC, displaying their non-partisan unity in an effort to tell our legislators “Enough is enough!” If... (Read More ...)

2012’s In High Gear, Are You? We’re well into 2012. It’s already February. Which means that a few resolutions have been broken, the Super Bowl is a memory, and the star-studded new song and dance show Smash, NBC’s answer to the Fox Network’s megahit Glee, has finally aired its first episode, after having been promoted for months…. I’m not a resolution maker, but I do try to set goals at the beginning of each year. Some of them are small, like clear the paper piles off my desk so that I have a nice clean space to work in. For that one, I was inspired by the quote... (Read More ...)

Love * Peace * Joy * Happiness * Gratitude My wish for you now and throughout the New Year is that these are woven into the fabric of your days. I believe that if we experience even one of them, we are rich, and richly blessed. I took great care with selecting the quotes for this issue. All of them inspire me, and I hope they will you, as well. I’m not sure which might be my favorite, but as a constellation, I plan to use them to guide me in leading the NABBW in the coming year. So please be sure not to overlook them! Please enjoy this issue. It’s been my pleasure to helm the... (Read More ...)

At NABBW, We’re Giving Thanks for You! Here in the United States, we’ve just come to the end of our long Thanksgiving weekend. By now, most families across the country have gathered around their tables – literally or figuratively — to share love and give thanks. Personally, we did most of our sharing by phone and email, as our gang was not able to physically get together this year. Whether you get together in person or in cyberspace,  I DO hope you have the opportunity to enjoy spending quality time with your families sometime during this month or in later, in December. While... (Read More ...)

Hot, Hot Hot! It’s Late Summer! Welcome to another information-packed issue of Boomer Women’s World. It’s suddenly August and the weather continues to be hot and stormy here in the Midwest. Earlier this week, our little corner of the world experienced an intense rain. Water, water everywhere.We had somewhere between twelve and fifteen inches of rain fall in twelve hours. Much of it coming down in the first three hours. Thankfully my basement is only a little damp, and no harm came to us physically. Not everyone was so lucky. Many roads and homes were destroyed by this storm, and... (Read More ...)

Is It Time To Move On? By Lisa Byrne Personal training sessions can be a considerable amount of money to invest for the sake of achieving a goal that you have deemed you cannot do alone. The relationship that you have with your personal trainer is highly dependent upon your degree of satisfaction and their degree of professionalism. Hiring a trainer may come through word of mouth, or by your observation of what’s around you or perhaps a good ad in the paper caught your eye. However it is that you ended up working with a trainer you want to be aware of some flags that may signal stepping... (Read More ...)

REGISTER NOW! HERE ARE THE CALL IN DETAILS YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR! Join Us TOMORROW (Thursday October 28th) ! to learn about this vitally important topic: Three Mistakes Boomers Must Avoid When Starting a Business Thursday, October 28, 2010 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (4 PM Pacific) with Guest Expert Mary Beth Izard, Author of “BoomerPreneurs: How Baby Boomers Can Start Their Own Business, Make Money and Enjoy Life” REGISTER FOR THE CALL! Entrepreneur, author, consultant & professor emeritus of entrepreneurship,Mary Beth Izard knows about the challenges of starting a... (Read More ...)

Beyond the Tears: A True Survivor’s Story Lynn C. Tolson http://beyondthetears.blogspot.com/ Reviewed by Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is one of those “can’t put it down” thrillers. It even begins with a “dark and stormy night:” “That night, December 20, 1978, the radio reported the most rain in Phoenix in one hundred years. Broadcasters called it the flood of the century. While I was driving, I listened to reports of accumulated rainfall and road closures. “Stay off the streets,” the announcer warned. The wet pavement reflected the colored holiday lights that adorned cactus.... (Read More ...)