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Glam Travel for Glam Ma and the Family

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A wonderful place to explore art and culture with the Grandkids
No need to give up those croissants
If adventure suits the family this is perfect!
Your family will leave their heart in Hayes Valley
A Reality Adventure reveals the magic of Newport
Gallery Crawl with Tom Sokolowski, Warhol Museum Director
Wheatleigh Hotel and other Massachusetts Finds
Swimming with Dolphins ... Oh MY
Paris is perfect any time of year or season!
Day Five and Where to Go
A true family resort!
Melbourne goes to the races
The Days of Wine and Mushrooms
Miraval Spa works its magic
Summer Produce at its best.
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Celebrity Interviews
The Queen of Mystery
David Sedaris loves to shop
Diane isn't just clowning around
Batman saves the day
Pulitzer Prize winner,August Wilson.
The tallest and nicest guy ever
She laughs it up with murderous intent
Patti Lupone takes on Dr. Phil
American Idol
Everyone's favorite Mom
"Death By Hollywood" shines a light on Tinseltown's secrets.
Hall-of-Famer talks about his passion.
Princess Michael of Kent is not your ordinary Princess.
Listen up New York: Marvin loves Pittsburgh.
Steve Thomas is Developer of the Year
Ted goas Public
Harry for the Holidays
Pittsburgh Penguins Hometown Hunk
He knows it all for real
The Director of the Warhol Museum discusses November 22, 1963: Image, Memory, Myth
The "godfather of gore" gives us his secret to being scary.
Read about Bill Strickland's plan to change the world through arts and education.
It's not easy being green.

GlamMa's Fashion, Dining, & Family News and Views

Jane Fonda on Her Third Act

September 3, 2014

Tags: Jane Fonda, Ted Talks, aging, Third Act, Glamma, grandparent, grandparenting, grandma

I've discovered the Ted Talks online....they are free and brilliant. On so many subjects I could watch all day. However, there is one area of personal interest to this Glamma and that is aging. I am a Glamma because I feel like I am young and don't want to be stereotyped as being "old". My grandmother as wonderful as she was....was OLD. She thought old, acted old and therefore was perceived as being old.

Our generation of grandmothers don't feel that way. Hopefully the following link works to see Jane Fonda discuss her Third Act. If not, go to the Ted Talks website and search for Jane Fonda. You will feel re-energized!


http://on.ted.com/e0PEi

Fashion Tips for the GlamMa Girdle

November 11, 2011

Tags: plastic surgery, fashion

It is an odd fact of life that past menopause something happens to the middle of our bodies. Like a balloon, we expand. The trick is what to do about it. My grandmother wore a girdle. I wear spanks.

One option is surgery. Liposuction and a tummy tuck will give you a new middle, but is it worth the extensive recovery time?

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Dining Tips for GlamMa Sanity in a restaurant

October 1, 2010

Tags: Toddlers, Dining

Call me old fashioned but I believe children should learn to "dine" in a nice restaurant at an early age. Granted this process will require the patience of a saint and the fleet footedness of a gazelle, but when it works...ahhhhhhh. To accomplish this you will need the following:

Bribes (more…)

Ross Thomas Winner of Steeltown Entertainment's Film Factory Contest

April 6, 2010

Tags: Ross Thomas, Steeltown Entertainment, Steeltown Film Factory, Three Rivers Film Festival

After Months of competition the winners have been announced and the grand prize of $25,000 has been awarded to two very talented and different filmmakers....one of whom is ROSS THOMAS for his script, Anywhere But Here. He will be directing and producing the movie this summer!!!!!! The premier will be at The Three Rivers Film Festival in October 2010. (more…)

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June 8, 2009

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