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.

1474226369954-1.jpeg

The joy of an unconventional family wedding

    My husband Sheldon Good and I, both widowed fairly young, have a great big beautiful blended family. We have four children between us (one son passed away) and 24 grandchildren.…

1473020127055-1.jpeg

Why I wear a red string around my wrist

    I am very fortunate. I have an interesting circle of friends and acquaintances from all walks of life. Americans who are Asian, Hispanic and black, and people on almost every…

Wisdom From a Mother to a Daughter

Words of wisdom passed from a mother to a daughter

Honey’s Mom at Honey’s ST. John Knits Events in August 2016 As you know, I draw my Good Morning Stories from my past experiences. I begin searching my mind, days before I…

The wrong title for your significant other could be a mistake.

When dating, the wrong title can ruin a romance

I remembered an incident in my life after reading my writer friend, Barbara Ballinger’s story, “What’s in a name.” Her story sparked a memory dating back twenty-six years. After attending a Friday night…

1468782384872-1.jpeg

Making friends after 50

About a month ago, on a sunny summer day, I ran into one of my girlfriends in front of the Chanel Boutique. We spoke about making plans with our spouses, promising as we…

Remember the past, but look to the future

Last night, over dinner, I met a charming man and spent some time remembering the past. He is from Cleveland; a theatre director, a traveler and a very enlightened man. We shared a…

1467522912651-1.jpeg

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…