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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...