Life’s Detour

Life’s Detour

Amongst the celebrations of my 50 years of life in February, I had imagined a year of exciting opportunities, exploring possibilities for my career, traveling and experiencing life on the other side of 50. The whole point of starting 50andSunny.com was to provide me...
Healthcare Beware – Chapter 1

Healthcare Beware – Chapter 1

No one told me that along with 50 comes a more intimate relationship with today’s healthcare. Between my aging father, college age daughter, my husband and me, I have recently gotten up-close-and-personal with how the system works (or doesn’t work).There are 2 points...
Healthcare Beware – Chapter 2

Healthcare Beware – Chapter 2

Too many of the same testTwo month ago, my daughter had just completed her 2nd year of college and was on a quick road trip to Canada before heading home. On the ride up, she twisted her body to get something from the back seat and she felt a pain in her knee. Not...
Fortune Cookie Traditions

Fortune Cookie Traditions

The perfect ending to a Chinese meal, this slightly sweet cookie wrapped around a personalized message just for you has been around since the late 19th century but likely did not originate in China. The Fortune Cookie’s origins are unclear but most believe it...
Colleen’s Legacy

Colleen’s Legacy

August 2018 brought another wave that toppled me! My dear, best friend whom I had known for 26 years was gone. She was at the hospital when my daughter was born, she was there for every moment of my life tsunami, she was my witness when I married my love, we shared 25...