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Time To Change Your Locks?

Time To Change Your Locks?

  It is amazing how infrequently people change the locks to their homes or apartments, but it’s an important aspect of home security. Many people don’t recall if their home was re-fitted when they first moved in.  It is very possible that previous tenants/owners may still have the keys to your place! Almost 87% of

Host An “Adult” Halloween Party?

Host An “Adult” Halloween Party?

Halloween isn’t really an “official” holiday. You still get mail and the banks are open. But that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t celebrate it. In fact, it is probably the one day of the year that weirdness is almost institutionalized! This year, why not have a Halloween party that is geared to us Suddenly Solo

Why Am I Still Sneezing?

Why Am I Still Sneezing?

Although it is September, there are still lots of allergens floating around that can trigger the sneezing, tearing up, coughing, etc. that you thought you outlasted from the spring. Most notable, ragweed is still a factor.  This yellow flowered weed starts releasing pollen in August and the season can last through September and into October. 

Fall Fashion – What Suddenly Solo Guys Should Know

Fall Fashion – What Suddenly Solo Guys Should Know

We are under no illusions about what most of us mature men think about Fashion Week in New York (which just ended).  It’s fun to look at the pictures of celebrities . . . especially the male athletes and rockers who are clearly there just to choose their next hook-ups!   Certainly the vast majority

Red, Red Wine: A Balance Enhancer?

Red, Red Wine: A Balance Enhancer?

Although it may sound counter-intuitive, a substance found in red wine could help prevent mobility issues and reduce the risk of life-threatening falls amongst senior citizens, researchers announced during a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) that took place in August of 2012. Lead researcher Dr. Jane E. Cavanaugh of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh,

Make Some Gazapacho – A Great (and easy) Summer Treat

Make Some Gazapacho – A Great (and easy) Summer Treat

Instead of using the stove, use your blender! This zesty take on tomato soup takes only a little time to prepare and can be a meal in itself for you and a lucky guest. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients: 2 scallions 1 English cucumber, seeded and cut into chunks 1 large red or orange

Mosquitoes & You

Mosquitoes & You

For millions of years, the great outdoors has always been a battleground between humans and mosquitoes.  Technology has improved our ability to better enjoy the experience of being outside, but evolution has also made the mosquito a better hunter!  But there is no reason to surrender outright to this wily enemy during these summer months. 

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

Make a Family Tree this Summer

Make a Family Tree this Summer

A great project that will have long-lasting meaning for you and your family is a family tree. With summer vacations, you have an opportunity to interact with so many of your family members to recollect and share information.  We suggest that you consider using your computer to memorialize and stylize your efforts.  There are many

Adult Summer Drinks

Adult Summer Drinks

First of all, we use the word “adult” because we assume you know that alcoholic beverages are NOT a way to stay hydrated during the hot weather.  In fact, it’s quite the opposite. But if you are comfortably air-conditioned and looking for some twists on the usual summer drinks with vodka, gin, and tequila, how

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