Do you use the name you were born with?

By Marci Shatzman Back in the day, professional women used a different name at work and still used their “Mrs.” in private. I didn’t want to do that. I was in a generation of working women with a new point of view. I considered myself “progressive.” So, I took my husband’s last name, but I used it professionally, too. When that More...

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By Online Staff On Thursday, February 8th, 2024
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Is Black Tie Dead Or Just Dying?

Been There, Done That By Marci Shatzman The Grammys have always been fashion-forward, so showing lots of skin was in for women.  But except for the host, black bow ties were in short supply. Musician More...

By Online Staff On Friday, January 26th, 2024
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Does your driver’s license look like you?  

By Marci Shatzman Do you still look like the picture on your Florida driver’s license? I didn’t anymore. The photo was at least 10 years old, when I was still dying my hair brown with blonde highlights. More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024
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Let’s Stop Using “Elderly” in Media

Marci Shatzaman A couple older than us were having lunch at Olympic Flame diner this week. My husband noticed their age. I noticed she was wearing the latest fashion statement…a pantsuit with a matching blazer. Remember More...

By Online Staff On Friday, December 8th, 2023
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Boca’s Street Parade Created Memories

By Marci Shatzman What was it like to judge Boca Raton’s 51st annual Holiday Street Parade? Awesome. Our parents took all the cousins to two parades a year in Philly, part of our Thanksgiving and New More...

By Online Staff On Sunday, November 26th, 2023
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Cher’s Ignoring her age

By Marci Shatzman I was glad to see Cher plugging her new Christmas album in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. She’s 77, so we’re the same age. Pushing 80 is a whole different world now, thanks to people More...

By Online Staff On Wednesday, October 25th, 2023
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Do You Stream Yet?

It took walkers in my neighborhood with their eyes glued to their cell phone for me to realize we’re out of touch. Not happening. I keep my cell phone handy, I’m just not obsessive about it. We don’t stream More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, October 10th, 2023
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Been There, Done That

By Marci Shatzman Headline: Help, help! But just for the holidays This is the time of year retailers start posting signs asking for temporary holiday help. Target has a superhero image online with this More...

By Online Staff On Wednesday, October 4th, 2023
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A boob and a half

By Marci Shatzman I thought that would get your attention. I hope so. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and I’m a 23-year survivor so far. I never take that for granted.   I’m More...

By Online Staff On Tuesday, September 26th, 2023
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Voicemail schmosmail…just text 

By Marci Shatzman I hope you’re not still leaving voicemails. That’s a sure sign of being outdated. Cell phone etiquette demands texting. Most people still have, and some still use voicemail, but it’s More...