The 3 Little Words That Can Change Your Life

by Carol Casalino – Guest Blogger Claiming that something will change your life is a really big promise. But it’s one I’m confident in making. Sixteen years in the diet “trenches” with women struggling with their weight and health has proven it to me. Over and over. And over, again. These three little words are so powerful

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Writing Stories from the Level of the Sentence

The following interview with Laurie Stone about her book My Life as an Animal was conducted by Flash Frontier and appears online in their September Feature. Flash Frontier: This is a collection of interlinking stories. The chapters revisit themes, characters, and locations. Did you set out to write such a collection, or did the idea occur to you

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Give Space A Chance – Clutter & Feng Shui

by Kim Klein – Guest Blogger We usually reserve cleaning, that really deep cleaning, for springtime. It has become an annual ritual that for many of us has become as traditional as Thanksgiving dinner. And it makes sense, as springtime is considered a time of new beginnings, rebirth, and renewal. After a long winter the

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Living Life Is Like Riding A Roller Coaster

by Diane Baranello – Guest Blogger Life. It’s full of ups, downs, hair raising turns, screams, belly flops, eyes closed, eyes wide open, hands up in the air, clutching and screaming, laughing, anticipating highs and lows, considering your fate, looking down from the heights, inching up to the precipice, not being able to see over the

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Ann Baker to Co-Moderate Discussion at The Three Tomatoes Film Series in LA

The Three Tomatoes film series, which celebrates films featuring, written, produced, and/or directed by women over 40, will be presenting the first American screening of the Hungarian short film En Passant in Los Angeles this week. The powerful, award-winning film centers on 13-year-old Andor, who is forced to become an adult too soon as he

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I Made Anne Happy – Anne Made Me Happy – We’re Both Happy!

One of my first “Dutch Aunt” sessions has come back to haunt me – in a very happy way. I worked with Anne Flournoy, the genius behind “The Louise Log,” on why her site’s web ranking – and web traffic – had plummeted precipitously starting in March of 2015. I dug in, looked at the

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Healthy Eating As You Age

by Lisa Burbage – Guest Blogger As you age it is important to maintain a healthy diet and get plenty of exercise. Eating healthy has many benefits that will leave you feeling vibrant and healthier than ever. Did you know that eating healthy can help you live longer and stronger? Good nutrition keeps your muscles,

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