My Date With The Cable Lady

    The cable company made an appointment for that week to send a representative out to my condo to sign the papers for cable service. So I was not surprised when the security intercom rang and the voice announced itself as being from the cable company. What did surprise me was the very feminine sound of that voice. We sat at my glass kitchen table. She was going through the cable channel options. I was thinking about what an interesting situation this was. She was good looking and well Read more [...]

First Holiday Season After Divorce

    After months of anger and not speaking my then-husband left and a divorce was in the process on an early September morning. Soon after came my 50th birthday, Thanksgiving, Christmas followed by our 25th wedding anniversary. Those dates were extremely tough to bear alone, and it was very hard. These are a few things I wish I had known that first holiday season after the divorce started.  As I present these tidbits, think about your life and how you truly feel.  Hopefully it can Read more [...]

It is Good to be Prepared but….

  Liz was enjoyable to be around. The Parents Without Partners lead lady called me a few weeks after the restaurant meeting with the six women to see if I was still available, because she had a good friend who was very classy and had broken up with her boyfriend, and she called to see if I was interested. Liz turned out to be very classy, and we had a lot in common. An easy friendship. We met for lunch the first time, and then for dinner and a play. Her old boyfriend was still on her mind, Read more [...]

Online Dating Mission : FAIL

      by Gretchen Schiller   Did someone sign me up for the FBI and forget to tell me? Worse, forget to give me one of those cool jackets? Because online dating is without a doubt a FBI manhunt. An endless, exhausting pursuit for the “Most Wanted” man: dangerously loyal, wickedly intelligent, and terrifyingly thoughtful with a bold appearance that is a proven threat to all single women. I’m a diligent special agent. I adhere to the manhunt dress code. Shower, put Read more [...]

Dragging A Drunk Husband Home

      by Gint Aras     When married couples make scenes in public, the rest of us are left pondering.     Last weekend I was seated in the patio of a Vilnius café with some friends. It was rather early on a pleasant evening, not yet eight o’clock. This café is frequented by a large variety of people, young and old, locals and tourists, some well dressed, others unbathed bohemians. You can eat a good, modestly priced dinner there, or you can order a Read more [...]

Little Tricks to Look Younger #1

            Keep It Light Wearing heavy makeup it tends to sink into your wrinkles and dull your face. Use light foundation, blush, and eye shadow, to enhance your natural beauty. Select Warm Colors Warm and light colors will brighten up your face. Toss all the dark and dramatic colors and replace them with ones that reflect light this will give skin look firmer. Light and shiny colors tend to bring back fullness and help smooth the little lines. Moisturize Moisturizing Read more [...]

Phil Met Foxy on a Free Online Dating Site

  Phil is normally a very dot the I’s, cross the T’s type of person. I don't know if it is because of his busy schedule or what, but for some reason he didn't do his due diligence involving his online dating. When Phil met Foxy on a free online dating site, like others do she did not have a photo, No photo is always a huge red flag to me, and I did not hesitate to tell Phil just what I thought. People that do not have a photo many times are trying to hide something and that can be a problem. Read more [...]

Bad Beauty Day Fixes

We all have bad beauty day just like bad hair days. By using some of these tips and tricks, you can look great even if you don’t feel great! When your skin starts looking dull, exfoliate to get a nice glow and then add some color with pink blush and bronzer. Brighter colored lipstick will make your teeth look whiter and not as yellow. Treat acne with glycolic or salicylic acid but only put it directly on the pimple. A yellow tint concealer should cover it up nicely. Dark circles will Read more [...]

Could Monoi Oil BeYour Next Best Beauty Secret?

    I had never heard of Monoi oil until the other day while watching the Live Well Network. Tamika Fletcher Co-Owner of Natural Resources Salon in Houston Texas was on telling about the benefits of this product. She said, “it’s a wonder ingredient for hair, lips and skin.” Monoi oil is made from soaking Tiare’ flowers (Tahitian Gardenia) in coconut oil. The oil can be traced back over 2000 to the Maori tribe in Polynesia. The tribe used this oil from birth till Read more [...]

A Date May be Different than They Present Themselves Online

Many times when doing an online profile, people stretch the truth and Bridget seemed to be an expert. Rodney had been communicating with Bridget for about a month, and they finally decided to meet and go out for dinner date. When Rodney got to the restaurant, he noticed her weight was more like 195 pounds not 110 pounds. That was just the beginning of the interesting differences in her profile. As they were eating, she mentioned her 24-year-old son. Rodney a few moments later he was reminded that Read more [...]