Ubuntu – I Am Because We Are

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Ubuntu – I Am Because We Are After six months of pandemic, it’s clear that this strange time exacerbates fear and brings out the human tendency to distance ourselves, to label one another as “Other”. It is easy to see when a group I belong to is labeled Other. When the health risks to older […]

What I Did Not Know About Racism

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My guest blogger Mirinda Kossoff, who grew up in small-town Danville, VA, shares a powerful recollection in What I Did Not Know About Racism of what it was like to grow up in the South one hundred years after the Civil War. She has lived and worked in Japan and England as well as the […]

News Flash – Diamonds Upstaged by Sex Toys

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Diamonds Upstaged by Sex Toys   They say that a dog is a man’s best friend.  They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend. But a woman’s best friends are her sex toys.   Don’t you wish you owned a sex toy company?  As the pandemic continues, sales are way up both for conventional sex […]

Pandemic Strategies – What Can a Sexy Old Woman Do?

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Pandemic Strategies – What Can a Sexy Old Woman Do? Did you ever expect to see an official government document recommend sexting and sending sexy pictures?  Neither did I.  But among the many plot twists of the last few months we have this official memo from New York City on how to enjoy sexuality without […]

Pandemic Dreams

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Pandemic Dreams It is two years from now. I am in California for my youngest daughter’s college graduation. In a large auditorium, crowds of people sit or stand cheek by jowl. Everyone talks a mile a minute, happy to be out after two years in quarantine. They dressed up for the occasion but have totally […]

Stress and Sex in the Time of Pandemic

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Scaring Our Pants Off – Stress and Sex in the Time of Pandemic This is not the blog I planned for today.  I was planning to publish an interview with Melanie Davis, the author of an excellent new sexual education program for older adults. I look forward to running Melanie’s interview when the time is […]