Posts Categorized: Daily Life

Ten Things I Love About Postmenopause

No blood/bleeding: You can wear white pants again. No PMS: Your hormones level out. No cramps: You don’t have to take a boatload of ibuprofen anymore. No bloating/fluctuating weight: You’ll probably gain weight but it will stay stable. No mood swings: Emotional drama is greatly reduced. No hormonally-induced migraine headaches: You can now blame your… Read more »

Raspberry Berets and Second Hand Stores

With the devastating loss of Prince Rogers Nelson yesterday, I am still in shock. But I’ve been recalling my earliest memory of Prince, when I first discovered him in the early 1980s. I was shopping at a funky record store in Seattle’s University District when I first heard Prince’s Raspberry Beret. It must have been… Read more »

Cashmere Bouquet Soap Makes You Popular!

I love the bar soap ads from the 1940s, because they were so promising of enticing beauty and popularity. I mean, come on people, it’s soap – SOAP! 😀 Cashmere Bouquet bar soap was especially big on promises. This 1946 ad is really beautiful; showing a lovely painting of a fetching woman with her dashing… Read more »