This Month’s FEATURES

To Click or Not To Click

Advice for Meeting Other Seniors on the Web It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single senior, in possession of reasonable health and wealth, must be in need of a partner. (with due apologies to Jane Austen.) Reality As a society we’re living longer. Consequently, people in their sixties seventies, eighties and even nineties, […]

A Modern Dictionary

CYNIC: A blackguard whose faulty vision sees things as they are, not as they should be.  (An homage to Ambrose Bierce and “The Devil’s Dictionary,” ca.1880.) CONGRESS: 1. A political body originally designed to discuss and solve political and governmental issues for the citizens. 2. Now, a political body whose sole function is re-election and […]

Electronic Music

Perhaps the least understood, listened to and least admired type of music is electronic music.  What is electronic music? You ask. The Harvard Dictionary of Music defines electronic music as music made by producing, magnifying and recording sound, then reproducing it by electro-acoustical means. In other words, electronic music is made up of sounds created […]

The Music in Me

I don’t have a musical bone in my body, but I have always loved music. As a kid growing up in the 1960s and 70s, I would listen to Elvis records on my portable record player, playing air guitar and lip-syncing before it was called air guitar and lip-syncing. When I was a little older, […]




Hacksaw Ridge

Crazy, brilliant, destructive, genius, passionate…all words that could well … [Read More...]


The Great Cadence Debate

Over the years I’ve had countless dialogs and debates about cycling cadence … [Read More...]

Challenge Yourself

CHALLENGE YOURSELF FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE Challenges in general keep … [Read More...]

The Importance of Deep Sleep

There are many different treatment modalities for OSA (obstructive sleep … [Read More...]

Calming Restless Legs Syndrome Naturally

What exactly is restless leg syndrome? Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a … [Read More...]


Seeing Red

Most farmers’ markets are only getting started this month, “setting up … [Read More...]

Butterflies, Christmas Trees & Wisteria

Q. I would like to attract more butterflies to our garden. What plants can … [Read More...]

MacLeod Ale Brewing Company

On a recent visit to Los Angeles, I had the good luck to discover a little … [Read More...]


2017 Hyundai Elantra

Sporty& fun! How the times are changing. We have seen the … [Read More...]

A Special Kind of Stupid

In recent news it was reported that BART is losing somewhere between $15 … [Read More...]

The Next Generation Lip Color

There’s a certain je ne sais quoi to the natural glow of flushed cheeks and … [Read More...]

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Because of annual TV showings during the holidays, "Wizard of Oz" is now … [Read More...]