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patty_c
California, USA
Seasoned, salty broad searching for and delivering relevance for people my age!
Interests: Life after 50, health after 50, family, parenting, food, drink, entertainment, travel, South Bay Area, California, My South Bay Life, Tribe55 Living well in the South Bay Area, CA and beyond.
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Welcome to my 'sample' blog. It's purpose is to show a quick glimpse of my writing abilities. I have conceived and written just about everything - employee manuals, brochures, website content, email, newsletters. More importantly, I have managed integrated marketing and communications including all these elements. If you are here,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at Tribe55
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At my local Safeway, there is a festival atmosphere. Cashiers announce each donation and the amount needed to reach their 'goal'. My eyes roll. A burly man with fully-inked arms caught me. He voiced his resentment at being asked for a donation every time he shopped. Others rolling their carts... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2010 at Tribe55
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It was just you, the music and that dog-eared square of printed cardboard. Your eyes clawed for some connection to the real artists. What was the meaning in the images? What message hid in the liner notes? READ THEM AGAIN. And Again. Our kids just can't imagine it. We lived... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at Tribe55
patty_c is now following Denise Wakeman
Oct 4, 2010
patty_c is now following David Byrne
Oct 4, 2010
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Yeah, it hurts when 'the girls' are flattened out under a plexiglass vice. Wah, wah. Tribe55 women, don't wimp out. Cramps, childbirth and hemmorhoids hurt worse than a mammogram. If it helps, take this cartoon to your appointment and share. Just remember, Tribe55 men have their own 'probing' check-ups. Which... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2010 at Tribe55
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Pre-teen Sally goes convulsively ape when she learns Daddy Don is taking her to the Beatles concert at Shea Stadium (actual date August 15, 1965). A nice overview of the lads' first US concert: http://www.bluesforpeace.com/beatles.htm Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2010 at Tribe55
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Ahhhh, the wake-up tinkle. Sadly, it could be our last potty break for hours. We're too busy to run to the can. And we have not been DRINKING. Water, that is. It's one health fact where there is no debate. Water is essential. Yet, most of us are perpetually, slightly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2010 at Tribe55
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Born between 1950-1960? There are over 40 million of us (U.S. Census Estimates). I was born right in the middle - 1955. So I deem myself the 'mediator'. You are the wisdom, the humor, the power. Under-represented in the world of social media? Perhaps. But not for long! Tribe55 comes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2010 at Tribe55