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What Julie Andrews can learn from Vibrant women

Many vibrant women have learned life lessons from Mary Poppins and Maria von Trapp, two characters made iconic by the one and only Julie Andrews.read more »

Boomerang kids: How to set boundaries when your adult kids live at home

It’s always difficult to set boundaries with kids, but it becomes even harder to do it once they think they’re adults.read more »

Caregiving: Not Just for Women Anymore

When I conjure an image of a caregiver, I picture a woman.  I know I’m being sexist but I always think female.  Why? First, I don’t personally know many male caregivers.  In fact, I can only think of one or two.  Also, in my familyread more »

9/11 Created Heroes and Caregivers

According news reports, “Those who worked at the WTC site seem to be at increased risk of cancer. According to a study of nearly 10,000 New York firefighters (half of whom worked at the WTC site), those from the site are 32 percent more likely to hread more »

Mid-August and You’re Running on EMPTY? DRIVE and ADVANCE Something New – for YOU!

Scores of women over 50 who are crafting new dreams and desires, dealing from their strengths, and designing a plan to get there. Here are a few books that have helped me and other women DRIVE and ADVANCE something new. read more »

Tell the Truth. Are You a Gee-Bee?

So what's a Gee-Bee? Hint: They say things like "I don't listen to new music. I don't need to. No one will ever be better than (insert '60s or '70s act here.)" And things like "The only valid music is what I liked when I was in my teens."read more »

Geneva the 89-Year-Old Occupier

“I’ve been waiting for a revolution for four years,” Geneva says. But she’s been on the side of change for a lifetime. The KKK once burned a cross on her front lawn: “They didn’t like that we were friends with black people.”read more »

Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen and the Politics of Women’s Health Most Liked Hot Conversation

The Susan G. Komen Foundation has every right to give their money to whichever organization they choose. By deciding to withdraw funding from Planned Parenthood, they've made a clear statement about their support of healthcare for low-income women.read more »

Make 2012 the year to embrace your age

A not-so-quiet revolution has been picking up massive steam on the Internet ... and I'm proud to be a part of it. It's all about how we talk about, view and react to aging.read more »

All I want for Christmas is a middle class Most Liked

In the 1950s and 60s, the middle class was a huge, post-War economic powerhouse. In 2011, the middle class in Portland, as well as the nation, is dwindling away. What happened?read more »