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Lion

Lion

There are times when you want a movie experience to be up-lifting.  Many of us would agree that these are just such times.  Fortunately, there is a film that delivers . . . “Lion.” The quick synopsis is this:  a five-year-old Indian boy, Saroo gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, a thousand miles from

Winter Car Safety

Winter Car Safety

If you live in an area where you get snow, then you probably know how important it is to have your car ready for winter weather. Our cars are often our life-lines and being mobile is often a necessity. If you haven’t already done so, winterize your car by checking all the fluids, belts, tires

Stressed Out? Have some sex!

Stressed Out?  Have some sex!

With the transition to becoming solo, there comes a great deal of worry.  But you’re not alone.  Studies show that 40% of all Americans lose sleep because of some type of stress.  52% of Americans worry about their health and 62% of those of us over 65 years worry about money.  We live in a

Note To Self: Go Out.

Note To Self: Go Out.

If you have not gone on a date, had a meal out, or seen a movie in the past month, then it is time to push yourself.  Static friction is hard to overcome but we have found that once you get some inertia going, it tends to perpetuate itself. Many of our Suddenly Solos use

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

The idea of setting New Year’s resolutions can be traced back to Babylonian times, where there is evidence that they prayed to their gods at the start of each year, promising to return borrowed items and to repay debts.  The concept of making such annualized commitments at the start of a year can also be

Winter Car Tips

Winter Car Tips

Even in milder climates, the winter months bring falling temperatures. And for Suddenly Solos in the northern part of the US, the leaves are falling fast and snow and ice are almost certainly on Mother Nature’s to-do list!  So here are some easy, low-cost things we can do to help us motor through the winter

Snow Tires for your Feet?

Snow Tires for your Feet?

It’s hard to believe that snow and ice is a hazard in the deep south this year. As we write this, the city of Atlanta is virtually paralyzed due to an ice event. The possibility of losing your balance as the result of ice (and the hard to see “black ice”) should make us more

Jackie

Jackie

The assassination of John F. Kennedy is a historical touchstone for most of us Suddenly Solos. We can remember where we were and what we were doing when he heard the news in November of 1963.  The next few days were etched into the collective conscience of the world. The new film, Jackie dramatizes the

Manchester By The Sea

Manchester By The Sea

This film will likely be an Academy Award favorite with exceptional acting and a poignant story to make its case for Oscar glory.  That said, it is not an uplifting cinematic experience. Rather, it examines the fragile nature of human loss and guilt as experienced by “regular” people.  In this case, it is through the

Flu Shots May Stop Heart Attacks

Flu Shots May Stop Heart Attacks

Obviously, we Suddenly Solos should be taking good care of ourselves. And getting a flu shot is a good way to avoid potentially life-threatening flu and flu-related complications.   But did you know that a flu shot may help people avoid a heart attack? If you have type-2 diabetes, a study of over 12,000 adults

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