Tam Gray writes: Usually, after a professional makeup session, I'd run back home or to the ladies room to remove a large portion of what had been applied. Shockingly, Maia didn't even take my elbow and try to steer me to those products that would be 'for me only' at a 'special price,' perhaps expecting that I would splurge on a specific brand of cosmetics. I went back to the office feeling quite pleased with the way I looked: fresher and rested. "There are many reasonably priced products made for different skin types that will give the older woman a clean, healthy appearance and a natural, radiant look." more »
Julia Sneden imparts her own tips in addition to a JAMA Internal Medicine Study: One of my friends who quit her Hormone Replacement Therapy because of its possible links to cancer decided to go back onto her medication a couple of months ago. Her reason? In addition to feeling old and creaky, she was having hot flashes, six or seven a day and two or three a night. more »
SeniorWomen's Holiday Shopping: Geek Culture, Sparkly Slippers, Dressing Gowns, Central Park Plates, Spices & A Charity RatingSite
Shopping for STEM gifts, especially for a math-mad granddaughter, isn't easy but Boutique Academia's necklace, She Who Dares, Wins is apt as well as Tardis, Ada Lovelace and molecule necklaces. A soft little book of tips for fresh and saltwater fishers should be a hit as well as other flipbooks. A beautiful line of clothes from Edinburgh is a year round find, as well porcelain from Itsuko and Central Park plates. For my husband, a dopp kit, construction kits for grandchildren from National Building Museum. And an additional shop, SpiceAce. more »
The Feynman Lectures: "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled"
Tam Gray writes: I first became truly aware of Richard Feynman when he testified in front of the Rogers Commission as to the possible cause of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. I had witnessed the explosion on television while a News Desk Editor at Time magazine; no other televised incident had to that point, and now after it, affected me with that level of sadness. more »