Category Archives: Travel

A wake-up week at the Chopra Center


In mid July I took a kind of trip I’ve never done before: a week of meditation, yoga and lectures at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. My intention was to tune up my admittedly haphazard meditation practice. But the … Continue reading

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The midlife guide to sun vacations


Several weeks ago I was lucky enough to escape the wicked winter (now shivery spring) and celebrate my 10th wedding anniversary in lovely Los Cabos, Mexico. As wonderful as it was, I decided age has taught me a thing or … Continue reading

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Why punk matters to your wardrobe today


It’s been more than 35 years since the heyday of punk rock and for most people of a certain age the movement is likely little more than a memory of a curious era. And yet attending “Punk: Chaos to Couture,” … Continue reading

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How to easily stay fit while travelling


While exercising on the road may be as appealing a prospect as losing luggage, you’ll likely  pay the price later if you don’t. Extra pounds, sluggishness and guilt are part of the burden of slacking off ─ especially after a … Continue reading

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6 steps to look stylish and stay well while travelling


I love to travel but find as I get older it’s more challenging to look good and stay healthy on the road. But the plus side is I’ve learned 6 steps to look stylish and stay well while travelling. While … Continue reading

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Why elements of preppy style work for any woman at any age


I visited an intriguing exhibit this week at New York City’s Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) called Ivy Style. What was interesting to me was how this style, originating in the early 20th century in the hallowed halls … Continue reading

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