Tag Archives: Ashton Applewhite

what is ageing successfully?

Girls Wanna Getty Images I love this look that Cyndy Lauper wore to the Grammys. As you know, I’m not a fan of pastels, but on Cyndy, this romantic themed pantsuit looked just right. And silly me, I thought Cyndy was British, but no, she was born in Astoria, Queens.  Getty Images This black, velvet […]


wednesday ted talks

Ted Talks If you click on this link, you can see Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks, giving a Ted Talk at the Library of Congress. If you don’t, you’re misssing out on something really good.  Tartan I don’t know if I would ever feel comfortable wearing tartan, but when I look at these Rei Kawakubo pieces, […]


longer lives and fewer children

“Well into the twentieth century, people died not that long after their last child left home. (In 1900, the average US life expectancy was forty-seven.) Now, in an unprecedented shift, parents are likely to have twice as much time with their adult kids than they spent with them as children. Longer lives and fewer children […]