Lightly Roasted

Lightly Roasted

Lightly Roasted

Lightly Roasted

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...

God [sniff] bless [sneeze] us all [cough, cough]

I admit it was pretty shocking. I looked in the mirror one morning, and my mother looked back at me. Yup. There was Marge. I...

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