• Sick Day

    I’m slightly out of commission right now. When your office is directly across the hall from your bedroom it isn’t a tough commute.  And yet, I’m still having a hard time making the trip. Apart from not feeling very well,…

  • Women Who Have Shaped Me

    Tomorrow is Mothers Day.  I’ve been thinking about my mom and how she has helped shape my life.  A mother is a powerful influence on her daughter in many far reaching ways.  Some positive, some maybe not so positive, but…

  • Keep Your Kids Safe!

    This is not a topic I would normally discuss here on Tara Cronica but I feel that this information should be shared. I recently watched a video series on the Oprah website that dealt with ‘Inside The Mind of a…

  • Sexless Marriages

    Sexless Marriages are common according to Oprah and the Internet. Perhaps if we shut off the television and computer and put some time aside for our partner (if we have one) as we do for everyone else in our lives,…

  • Oprah, Why’d ya’ do it?

    Jacquie speaks up ~ Mackenzie Phillips was on Oprah last week ‘opening up’ about her 10 year incestuous relationship with her father John Phillips of the Mamas and the Papas.   I didn’t watch but I picked up the gist of…

  • I Gotta Feeling!

    This song by the Black Eyed Peas has been a big hit this past summer.  It’s special to me too because Tracy and I heard it for the first time during her stay with me here in Vernon in July. …

  • The Truth About Power!

    I was reading ‘O magazine’ the other night and found a great article on ‘Power People’ that I found interesting and wanted to share with you. Selected Power People were asked to finish sentences and here are a few examples. …

  • So That’s What it’s Called !!!

    After reading Bonnie’s post from yesterday “Inside My Head” about ‘Monkey Mind’ I obsessively sat my ‘spreading wider everyday butt’ down on my chair in front of my computer and started to write this post.  Who cares about my schedule…

  • Ever had an Obsession? Do Tell!

    Jacquie’s take~ When I think of the word ‘obsession’ I think of an action or thought or feeling that is all-consuming and thereby counterproductive.  So, yeah, of course I’ve been obsessed a few times in my life! The biggest obsessions…

  • When it’s NOT OK to watch Oprah

    Unless I have been watching my calendar closely,  PMS symptoms can sometimes sneak up on me. I get all the usual signs like when I’m at my Zumba class and I’m jumping up and down (or walking down stairs or…

  • Lesbians – Like ’em or Loooove ’em

    I have noticed an interesting phenomenon lately.  There was an article in O magazine about women leaving their men for other women.  Then Oprah did a whole show on the subject.  Then More magazine also did a story about the…