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Why We Waited for the Royal Baby

Posted on 07/22/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Bulletin Today | EntertainmentBabies are a gift, no matter whom they belong to, and as we age past the point of expecting any more of our own, we take our excitement over them wherever we can get it. Today we, along with millions of others around the world, got our baby excitement from a young couple in London who will share their little boy with the whole planet because the child will some day become King of England. Regardless of one’s views about …

Happy July 4 (but not to Will and Kate)

Posted on 07/2/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeIf I needed one more reminder of what we have to celebrate on the 4th of July, I got it last week – when the Daily Telegraph reported that Kate Middleton is required to curtsy to her husband’s aunt and female cousins, unless (of course! I should have guessed!) her husband is with her. (Whether he’s with her or not, she must always curtsy to the Queen and Prince Phillip, which I’m sure is every granddaughter-in-law’s idea of how to …

Debate: Will You Watch the Royal Wedding?

Posted on 04/28/2011 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Your LifeAnyone who knows me knows I love a good argument. The one on the table today at AARP… will you watch Kate Middleton wed Prince William? At… 4… a… m… I have to admit. I can’t wait to see the dress. But, to say I’m not a morning person is an understatement. So, I loved reading my co-workers Karen and Bernard argue it out on AARP.org today. Karen says she’s watching for Diana and the promise of a new marraige: “Can you …