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Still the Lucky Few by Still The Lucky Few - 3w ago

I’ve decided to take a few weeks off from blogging. I plan to keep in touch though, and will be doing my usual commenting on other blogs, and keeping up on Facebook and Twitter.  Mostly, I hope to relax, work … read more

The post Time to Take Time Off! appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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After two years of watching the jaw dropping antics of the current government in our neighboring country, the USA,  it appears that character assassination, back stabbing and outright dishonesty may be giving way to actual discussion of issues. I am … read more

The post Elizabeth Warren—Competent, Sober and Soaring to the Top! appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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It seems that we prefer almost any activity over the risk of being bored. It’s human nature to want to avoid that feeling of nothingness. Fortunately (or unfortunately), technology has provided us with an array of choices, Netflix, texting, playing … read more

The post How the Gift of Boredom Can Rock Your Retirement! appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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This post started off as a litany of complaints about my difficulty with cooking while in pain from osteoarthritis, a condition I blogged about last week. I was all set to whine about not being able to find helpful kitchen … read more

The post Gracefully Age in Place with the Help of Scientists, Inventors and Robots! appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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It took the near-destruction of a country to achieve what the rest of the world couldn’t—the highest ratio of women to men in their governing body. Today, Rwanda, a tiny land-locked country in East Africa, has the greatest proportion of … read more

The post Gender Equality in Public Office—Why Are We So Far Behind? appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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Your hands might be the most overworked part of your body. You need them to perform hundreds of actions every day from brushing your teeth to lifting a pot from the stove. What would you do if every time you … read more

The post Hand Weakness and Pain—an Isolated Flareup or Something Worse? appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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Telling lies is part of the fabric of being human. People, especially politicians, lie to inflate their image, others lie to gain unjust rewards, and sometimes people lie simply because it’s easier than telling the truth. ‘Harmless’ social lies fall … read more

The post No You Don’t Look Fat, and Other Lies appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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Still the Lucky Few by Still The Lucky Few - 2M ago

“Hungry?” Bob asks as we climb the stairs to our favorite restaurant. This is just one of the ways, I realize that we differ—I go to a restaurant to enjoy the respite from housework, to relax and have someone else … read more

The post Efficiency on the Menu appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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Still the Lucky Few by Still The Lucky Few - 2M ago

Here it is, 5:30 in the morning, and I’m still waiting for inspiration to strike. Crack! Something hits me on the right side of my head, somewhere between the four hemispheres of the cerebrum and the cerebellum. “Hey,” I yell, … read more

The post I Need to Find Another Muse appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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  Ever since I bought Jane Fonda’s Workout Book in 1982, Jane and I have been working out together.  Get those knees up, Diane, she would say, you have to feel the burn. Don’t be afraid to put some real … read more

The post Jane Fonda and Me, Working Out Together for Over 30 Years appeared first on Still the Lucky Few.

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