subjects from the gustatory to the spiritual, from the world of business
to the world of good works. So page down and take a look.
Laura Lee opens by saying that
summertime is novel reading time for
the Midlife Crisis Queen, who's an
ex-librarian. Here's a review of her
favorite read this summer.
In honor of what would have been
Julia Child’s 100th birthday,
the Accidental Locavore turns her literary attention to the how-to shelf.
She decided she was going to make a French-inspired dinner. But
instead, she may have discovered the one ingredient that the French
rarely use. What do you think it was?
On The Survive and Thrive Boomer Guide, Rita R. Robison,
consumer journalist, wrote about trends in aging that could affect
baby boomers. Among them are more women working, and
increasing housing costs and rates of diabetes.
Eliza at her blog, Silver and Grace, teases out one aspect of those
trends, claiming that the beauty industry makes a lot of money by
creating a fear of aging. Case in point are promoters of hair dye,
who make sweeping statements like, "The truth is, natural gray hair
makes people look older. " But is that really true? Find out at:
Will gray hair make you look older?
Meanwhile, the Vaboomer has
a few answers if you're wondering,
What Businesses Thrive in a
Recession? If you think it's businesses
that are lean and mean, you're on the
right track, but you'll have to check out
her post to see how they fit in with . . .
Waxing more philosophical, So Baby Boomer believes that our lives
discover the something that will give meaning to their lives. As an
outgrowth, your life experiences have taught you valuable skills that
you may now be ready to apply in your encore career.
in from Dubai. She believes that even one
person can make a difference in the world,
and then asks you to contemplate what
happens when no less than 11,000
volunteers show up. On her blog,
Arabian Tales, Katie Foster relates
her experience with the overwhelming
generosity of the Emiratis and expats who call Dubai home.
And her post Adopt a Camp Ramadan Care Package Project
demonstrates the enormous power of a generous idea.