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11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

Posted on 07/31/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

11 Things | Bulletin TodayNews, discoveries and fun … 1. Trying to shame people into losing weight only makes them get fatter. (Learn more at AARP) 2. Former President George H.W. Bush looks great Michael Jordan style. (Learn more at Daily Mail) 3. Bush hates broccoli, but former President (and current vegan) Bill Clinton substitutes whipped cauliflower for mashed potatoes. (Learn more at AARP) 4. Old Jews can tell the same jokes 500 times and still get laughs. (Learn more at AARP) 5. Scientists …

Happy 53rd Birthday to Madonna!

Posted on 08/16/2011 by | Volunteering | Comments

Entertainment“Cone Bra.” “Feisty.” “Innovative.” “Re-invention.” These are the words my colleagues used to describe Madonna, who today turns 53. For me, Madonna, born Madonna Louise Ciccone – is more than the words, my colleagues used to describe her. She’s more than just the buff blonde dancing on stage with ridiculously good-looking men and women. She’s more than the world’s top selling female artist (Lady GaGa, keep trying). She’s more than what the tabloids show her to be – ballsy, bull-headed …

Happy 50th Birthday, Michael J. Fox!

Posted on 06/9/2011 by | Volunteering | Comments

EntertainmentThe other day, my father asked me what my favorite movie of all time was. Without hesitation, Back to the Future, I said. “But that’s three movies,” he told me. I shook my head. “No matter.” To me it was one magical joy ride of great lines, awesome effects (for the time) and lovely close-ups of Michael J. Fox. And today just happens to be Fox’s 50th Birthday. Happy Birthday to my very first childhood crush! As Marty McFly in …