Sunday Stories

Read Honey’s most personal stories, often looking back at a life lived to the fullest, embracing joys and sorrows in equal manner and never backing down. Along the way, Honey ponders the lessons learned, reflecting on what matters most, how to let go of certain things as we grow older, and how we can continue to take chances and “make lemonade out of lemons” as confident women at 50 and beyond.

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Do you feel visible, relevant and confident after 50?

During my conversations with many women in their 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond, I have been told by a majority, “I feel invisible. I feel as though I am not seen. I feel…

Why making new friends after 50 is important

I inherited many things from my mother, including her drive and desire. I live outside the box. I plunge into life. Life is my oyster, as the saying goes. This attitude has made my…

A Father’s Day tribute to a man who spoke no evil

“My father was a gentle man and a gentleman; a man who always took the high road.” ~ Honey Good Darlings, we all have personal keepsakes in our homes. They bring to our…

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Why my husband is so good at gift giving

My Good Morning stories generally take me down memory lane and today it also presents a lesson in how to be a good gift giver. The key is listening. The first chapter…

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A Mother’s Emotions on Mother’s Day 2015

This year’s Mother’s Day is going to be simply marvelous, darlings! It is hard to believe I will be sharing the day with my mother, both daughters, and several Grands! Four generations…

What does ‘holiness’ mean to you?

The Passover holiday is upon many of us. It begins this Friday, April 22, 2016 on Shabbat. How fitting a time for Jewish families and friends to gather together to celebrate this…

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Why I’m thankful to my mother: A letter

95. That is the birthday my mother will celebrate on April 14 this year. She will sit at the head of ‘her’ table at her favorite restaurant with her family, sip champagne,…

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How to pursue happiness after 50

The other day I met a fan of Honey Good and we had a conversation about how to pursue happiness after 50. Here is the story: A stranger, a woman, approached me one…

Learning to say ‘no’ if you are a people pleaser

My daughter, Jenny, and I were having a conversation about my Grand, Skylar. I am very careful not to interfere in my daughter’s life but every once in a while, when I…