The Super Power of RBG – Moxie On Monday

Women matter. Women at Midlife & Beyond matter. RBG knew this truth. Ruth Bader Ginsburg understood true power. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a living example of true power. She knew that power didn’t need force. So did Dr. David Hawkins. He was the author of one of my favorite books of all time: Power Vs … Continue Reading

Am I Engaged? Am I Leaving LA? All Your Answers Here!

Friends are what makes the world go round. Best friends make life worthwhile. When you are still, gratitude seeps over your soul from the delight that you have such a dear friend … a friend just like Lana Lindgren. Over the past couple of days, I’ve received a lot of calls and concerned messages from … Continue Reading

Think Outside the Mox! – Moxie On Monday

  I’m just going to put it out there. LA feels weird. Life feels weird. I’ve been uncomfortable. Out of sorts. Why is it that getting out of our environment and our daily routines, especially during COVID and quarantine, tends to lift our spirits and fill us with inspiration? Not long ago, I loved living … Continue Reading

Need a New Reality? Change Your Perspective! – Moxie On Monday

We live in crazy times.  Covid-19, quarantine, economic strife, and chaos around every corner.  Oh, and then there’s the rigid political divide. You get on your side while I’ll stay on mine.  Red versus Blue. Right versus wrong. Mask versus no mask.  Watch the news or doom scroll on social media and you’re sure to … Continue Reading

Lose Yourself … Find Yourself – Moxie On Monday

One and done is what I thought. I believed that once you lost yourself and went through the arduous process of finding yourself, you wouldn’t have to do it all over again. Oh, how painfully naive I was only to have that belief shattered time and again! As I approach my sixth decade of this … Continue Reading

Gone Fishin’ – Moxie On Monday

Right next to my father’s faded brown leather Lazy Boy in his den, his 60’s version of a man cave, was a sign that said, “Gone Fishin.” The walls of his cozy respite were covered in a faded, dusty grey woven grasscloth. On every single wall was a collection of fish – everything from a … Continue Reading

Gypsies, Tramps, and Bliss – Moxie On Monday

When I was a young girl, I would pack my little bag and carefully plan my escape. I would succeed in running away from home many times. Of course, I never got very far, always returning home, albeit sheepishly and reluctantly, as reality would soon set in and I would understand that I had nowhere … Continue Reading

Can You “Stop” to Start? – Moxie On Monday

Please, tell me I’m not alone. Some days, I feel very alone. With all that’s going on in the world, life is beginning to feel surreal. Some days, I wake brimming with energy and enthusiasm. Other days, I find myself exhausted, drained, wanting to sleep the day away. I feel like I’m continually dancing between … Continue Reading

Live Your One Wild and Precious Life – Moxie On Monday

  Last week, I almost lost Moxie, my Fierce Moxie. Her nickname, so apropos, is Moxie May, short for Mayhem. It was the day after my birthday. A Freak Accident. Fortunately, I was born on 7/07. Double 7’s. Lucky 7’s. Extra good luck. I would need it that day. So would Moxie. I was sitting … Continue Reading

Hey Cool Cats and Kittens! Introducing Virgil James Handbags!

When the “Cool Cat No. 8” handbag first caught my eye, all I could think about was an exceptional outcome: Me … and that bag! It was last summer that I was scrolling through Instagram. I couldn’t help but stop and stare when I came across a new brand that hit my radar, Virgil James. … Continue Reading