Lifestyle

RIGHTSIZING MY LIFE: DECAMPING TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WORLD

By Eleanore Wells
“I never really wanted to just up and move to the other side of the world. But in the back of my mind, I was looking for some sort of adventure. At 59, I would too often find myself with people who spent much too much time talking about things they used to do. How often do we get a chance to start a brand-new life?"
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Lifestyle

The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
In this week's Wednesday Five, we've curated a selection of five commencement addresses from the 2016 graduation season by women of note — Maria Popova, Carrie Mae Weems, Sheryl Sandberg, Anne Marie Slaughter, and Hoda Kotb — that are sure to inspire and gear us up for the 2017 Commencement Season.
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Theater

Better Believe in Bette

By Laura Baudo Sillerman
She had never really conquered Broadway — that is until she opened in “Hello Dolly” last week and registered a seismic conquest as only she can. Yes, Bette Midler has redefined Broadway Musical Star and embedded in that definition the words “71 years old.”
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Lifestyle

The Wednesday Five

By Women's Voices For Change
Whether they are our backyard gardens or public neighborhood gardens, they make America a greener, healthier, more livable place. In honor of Spring and National Garden Month, here are our favorite essays from our writers celebrating gardens.
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Emotional Health

Do Cats Rule the World?

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
There’s no question that the two species offer different rewards. Dogs, friendly, affectionate, and oriented to meeting human needs indulge our need for affection. Cats are beautiful, elegant, and inscutable, providing endless mystery to their devotees.
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