Keeping my promise. I was actually thrilled to write a check for $1000 to the fund Making It A Better World for Women And Children. Yes, for every sale of the Guide, I am donating $5 to the fund. And yes, I have sold almost 200 books – I am being a bit optimistic. Better than the other.

This month Discover Magazine (Science for the Curious) has a substantial article on aging. Claims to halt or reverse Alzheimer’s seem premature, but promising. I know from my husband’s illness that claims for cures sometimes made us feel that a big turnaround was possible and then that research just disappeared in a cloud of poor results. So…stayed tuned.