Life & Wisdom

Read Honey’s take on “old-age survival” and reflections on dealing with life changes – from deeply personal stories about widowhood, surviving cancer, and overcoming losses to a lighter, often humorous look at the little everyday challenges encountered by women after the age of 50, like surviving a semi-retired husband or pessimistic friends who try to drag you down, bearing with trivial problems and maintaining your sanity during the holiday season.

Entertaining overnight guests

MY BEST TIPS FOR ENTERTAINING OVERNIGHT GUESTS

When entertaining overnight guests, it’s hard not to think of the adage “there’s no place like home.” It’s an adage for a reason. As much as we enjoy being with friends and…

The Loss of My Dear Friend, Barbara Y. Rosenfield, Honey Good

THE LOSS OF MY DEAR FRIEND, BARBARA Y. ROSENFIELD

I lost the soul sister I always wished for. Her funeral was last Wednesday. It was a very dark day for me. I tell myself that the darkness will lift because that…

The importance of saying no, Honey Good

THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING TO SAY NO

I’ve recently thought about the importance of learning to say no. In the past, I have spent needless time and energy doing things I did not want to do and saying things…

Serendipity

HOW TO EMBRACE SERENDIPITY IN LIFE

Do you embrace serendipity, dear reader? I make it a point to. I don’t live in the past. Truth be told, I don’t often think of the past because I am too…

How to enlighten your grandchilden on gratitude. Honey Good

ON GRATITUDE: HOW TO ENLIGHTEN YOUR GRANDCHILDREN

Gratitude is a mindset, but can it be taught? Thanksgiving is but a couple of weeks away. The meanings of the two words “thanks” and “giving” will have an enormous impact on…

My personal hustle, Honey Good

MY PERSONAL HUSTLE

Elsewhere has been overbearing in the ways it restricts my lifestyle as well as its ability to burden my life. There are the masks, lack of family, fears, homeboundness, and anger. Not…

Honey Good

NO SHADE, NO BUTTERFLIES, NO FLOWERS: WE TURN INSIDE

This past Tuesday, while grabbing my coat, I excitedly announced to my Ultimate Concierge, “I am running downstairs to the Farmer’s Market!”  The market sets up in front of the Museum of…

Diligently working on my Macbook Pro

THE INS AND OUTS OF THE LIFE OF A BLOGGER

“What would I do without all of  you?” I often ask as I gaze at my tech friends in the early morning hours. My answering thought is that I would wilt away…

HOW TO LIVE AN ENLIGHTENED LIFE AFTER 50

HOW TO LIVE AN ENLIGHTENED LIFE AFTER 50

Two long-term double whammies at once, my age and living in Elsewhere! you can think to yourself. You go on to think, Both events can have long-term unpleasant effects on me. Or,…

How to create goals, Honey Good writes in planner, smiling.

HOW TO CREATE GOALS IN 7 STEPS – WITH EXAMPLES!

With the holiday season upon us, there is plenty to do. It can be a time of great joy but also great stress. Having so much on our plates can be overwhelming…