My friend Nicole Dotto has decided to move her successful ETSY business back to California — after this last winter in Chicago, I can’t say I blame her…
People have been asking me if I’m excited about the “driverless car” Google is working on. Truth is, I don’t miss driving that much. Mike and I live in a neighborhood in Chicago so close to downtown that I can walk or take a train, cab or bus just about anywhere I want to go. […]
So many of you commented here (or told me personally) about how much you liked reading last week’s post about 92-year-old writer Wanda Bridgeforth’s first try at using a new high-tech “caption phone,” that I thought you might enjoy this spirited email from Wanda about her progress with the phone since then: Hello from Wanda […]
Senior citizen? Aged? In their elderhood? Golden Ager? Old? Elderly? Baby-boommers are getting older. Do we need a new term to describe them?
I am always inspired by the stories my memoir writers read out loud about their past, but sometimes, I’m equally inspired by a story one of them tells me about what’s going on in their present life. Take Wanda. She has had a significant hearing loss since childhood and sits right next to me during […]