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All posts tagged "The Second Half"
The Second Half: Do these home remedies really work?
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Second-Half gal pal Kate sent me an e-mail with the subject “Good Household Hints.” This was a series of well-known household products suggested for uses other than their original, like toothpaste for...
- Posted July 13, 2011
The Second Half: Talking about freedom
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist In my Second Half, I receive lots more jokes, essays, interesting photos, and stories by e-mail than I ever did in my first half of life. Unfortunately, I receive a lot more...
- Posted July 6, 2011
The Second Half: The trials of tanning
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Summer’s here, and everybody’s talking about tanning products: you see print ads, commercials, and displays at every store. Even the TV news shows are yapping about it. From March through November, magazines...
- Posted June 29, 2011
The Second Half: Live longer: Get high on what?!
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Everybody is talking about eating right to live longer. But what do they say: Eat yogurt? Drink red wine? Avoid meat? Many of the experts claim reducing carbs is the way to...
- Posted June 8, 2011
The Second Half: No fear, no regrets—just success!
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist In my Second Half, I’ve heard folks discussing the possibility of making life changes: “I’d love to give up corporate life and work at a flower shop”; “I’ve always wanted to write...
- Posted May 25, 2011
The Second Half: Passing away with grace
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist How many different ways are there to die? Or rather, how many ways can you handle a loved one’s death and disposal of their remains? In our Second Half, we can’t escape...
- Posted May 18, 2011
The Second Half: Living in the fitness zone
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist In my Second Half, I spend lots of time pondering the physical changes the years have imposed on my body… and I don’t like it! Success at yoga helped me realize I...
- Posted May 11, 2011
The Second Half: Getting fit for what?
The Second Half By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Now that the weather is beginning to cooperate, everyone’s talking about getting fit. In my Second Half, I have gone round and round on this subject. I’ve gained and...
- Posted April 20, 2011
The Second Half: Flying the friendly skies of Rockford Airport
The Second Half By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist Taking a trip is full of unexpected surprises, good and bad, but in my Second Half, I want to minimize the bad. As an infrequent traveler, this new age...
- Posted April 6, 2011
The Second Half: Did Dumbo have this problem?
By Kathleen D. Tresemer Columnist I love to travel! In my Second Half, I am determined to travel whenever I get the chance—a sort of Bucket List promise to myself. Not everyone loves to fly, but I...
- Posted March 30, 2011