Authors Posts by Kathy Eliscu

Kathy Eliscu

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Burdened: A dark tale of a driver and a bird

Disclaimer: Normally, I am a friend to all living things. I’m driving along the interstate, heading home for an online business meeting. The speed limit’s...

Love at first site?

Not so much for this online dater I’m on an over-50 dating site. When I log in, I see photos of gorgeous 40-somethings, false advertising...

A care-free (but not cat-free) summer trip to NYC

Although summer means fun, in the world of Eliscu, it’s never that easy. To prepare for a carefree summer, I take a brief post-birthday jaunt...

You can get there from here. Eventually.

One summer day in 1977, my then-husband Mike and I piled ourselves, our two little girls and our lean budget into our cranky old...

Breathe Quietly: The first step to starting a Hallmark romance of my own

I blame Hallmark. Most of their movie plots involve princesses, bakery takeovers or pumpkin contests. But the movies where the family of a caregiver-turned-widow...

For a low-cost retirement, get down with creativity

Here at the Eliscu Institute of Economics and Depression, we’ve been studying retirement and financial sustainability, a project known as “U R Screwed.” And...