A Stroke of Technological Good Luck

A wonderful thing happened to me yesterday. I returned a 15 inch, three-month-old Apple MacBook Pro and received the newly released 16 inch MacBook Pro for no extra money. Last night I watched YouTube reviews of the 15 inch versus 16 inch, and based on the reviewers’ reports, I got a good deal! CJKnowsTECH, a […]

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Been there! Done that! An older woman’s mantra

A friend remarked that younger women in their 20s, 30s, and 40s have been disrespectful to her. Their tones, the eye-rolling, and vulgar language are also offensive.  This made me wonder where she was encountering these ladies.

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Rave Reviews Book Club Spotlight Author’s Blog Tour

Today the Long and Short Stories of Life welcomes author Julie Watson on her Spotlight Author Tour sponsored by the Rave Reviews Book Club. Julie is the author of Born for Life: A Midwife’s Story and Born for Life: Midwife in Africa Notes from Julie’s Diary—Born for Life: Midwife in Africa. Yesterday was my first […]

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Putting a Late Cap on 2018

“Six degrees of separation is the idea that all living things and everything else in the world are six or fewer steps away from each other so that a chain of  “a friend of a friend” statements can be made to connect any two people in a maximum of six steps.”—Wikipedia Last year held some memorable […]

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Superstars Mocking Their Celebrity

With the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, I was reminded of what a Diva she was considered to be. Like the Queen of England, Aretha always carried her purse  and while she performed, she’d place her purse on the floor next to the piano. Her staff addressed her as Ms. Franklin. In […]

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