With a Little Luck You’ll Live Long Enough to Breed Flies in Your Attic

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Back in 1987 old age seemed a long ways away. Strike that, old age seemed like something that would never happen to … [Read more...]

Spike Heels — Feminist? Feminine? Or Both?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Let's face it. Spike heels aren't much good for doing what real women do most days -- drive an SUV, stand in line at the … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: When Your Six-Year-Old Wants to Talk Money

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Oakland Tribune, November 15, 1987 Peter likes money. He wants an allowance. The subject came up at the … [Read more...]

Kids and Money: A Six-Year-Old Learns the Art of the Deal

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Some kids dream of growing up to be an astronaut, a veterinarian or a rock star. But others keep their eyes firmly on the … [Read more...]

The Case of the Missing Blog Posts — Blame It on a Mischievous Software Glitsch

By Barbara Falconer Newhall "Have you been away?" my Zumba buddy wanted to know. "I've missed your blog posts." "No," I said. "I've been right here … [Read more...]