Tuesday, August 9, 2016

The Best of Rosy the Reviewer's Tuesday Blog Posts

This month marks the third anniversary of this blog. 

Three years ago I retired from my job as a librarian after 40 years and I started this blog.  It has been a rewarding journey.

But Rosy the Reviewer needs to take a vacation from time to time, so while I am away, I thought I would leave you with some of my most popular posts over the last three years.  Some of you may have been with me since the beginning and have already seen these, but some of you may be new readers who might enjoy some of these posts that you didn't know about.

Let me know which ones you liked the most and I will see you next week with some new content.

The all-time most popular and most read post is this early one posted August 13, 2013.  It has had thousands of page views.

"A Baby Boomer's Fashion Show: A Short History of the Last 65 Years and the Clothes We Wore" 

Here are some other posts that have seen many visitors:

The Sturm und Drang of Writing a Blog (July 4, 2014)

Writing helps you remember.

Parisian Chic (October 25, 2013)

I debunk the myth that all French women know more about fashion than we do!

Why the Beatles Matter (July 23, 2013)

The title says it all!

Cooking in an Empty Nest (February 4, 2014)

What it's like when the kids leave home along with some of my mother's best recipes.

20 Books and Films that Helped Shaped this Baby Boomer's Life (September 3, 2013)

Librarian Fashion (January 13, 2015)

No the title is NOT an oxymoron!

Retirement:  Do Dogs Ever Retire? (July 30, 2013)

According to my dogs, the answer is no!

Why I Love England: An American Anglophile's A-Z (February 11, 2014)

My Favorite Summer Vacation: A Narrow-Boat Cruising Adventure in England (March 26, 2014)

The best vacation ever.  You should try it!

The Mother Daughter Connection (February 18, 2014)

Experts say that the mother daughter bond is one of the most intense relationships a woman experiences. A Baby Boomer mother talks about her Millennial daughter.

Things Librarians Hate (November 19, 2013)

You would be surprised!

Some posts that readers have reported have affected them deeply:

"Why Long Distance Relationships Don't Work" (July 5, 2016)

The difficulty staying close to family members when you live far away from each other and what to do about it.

"O Brother Where Are Thou?" (October 4, 2016)

The pain of family estrangement and its possible causes.

Make Someone Happy (September 8, 2015)

It takes so little to do so much.  And you know what?  You discover that you have made yourself happy too.

Why Movies Matter (November 1, 2015)

And here are some of my own favorites:

Why is "Feminist" Such a Dirty Word?  (November 10, 2015)

Yes, why is that?

My Colonoscopy (September 26, 2014)

A colonoscopy can be fun!  Well, kind of...

Why Have a Husband? (May 19, 2015)

There is also "Why Have a Wife?" "Why Have a Child?" and "Why Have a Dog?"  It's called my "Why" Quartet.

I get down to the nitty gritty!

How to Say Married Forever (May 24, 2016)

Tips from someone who has (or it seems like it)!

Grounds for Divorce (November 8, 2015)

But sometimes things don't work out!

A Woman of a Certain Age Flying Solo (March 22, 2016)

It's not just flying on a plane but navigating life on your own when you are a women of a certain age.

Thanks for Reading!
See you Friday
"The Best Movies

and DVDs of 2016"
(So Far)

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