Author Archives: Barbara Patz



Barbara Patz
Barbara Patz

Barbara Patz is a retired ad agency owner. Forever seeking adventure and wanting to learn more about undiscovered things, she now writes about life, travel, relationships and anything else she can sink her teeth into.

Inspirational Boomer Women
in Hobbies and Leisure

Inspirational Boomer Women

They’re All Around Us, Boomer Women Who Inspire Us “Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be.” – Grandma Moses When asked, “Which women do you find most inspirational,” the majority...

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May 05, 2016
What is Happiness?
in Hobbies and Leisure

What is Happiness?

Finding Happiness Ever since I took a class on comparative religions in college, I’ve been fascinated with Buddhism and the concept of Nirvana. Simplistically, Nirvana is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the state of perfect happiness...

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April 25, 2016
Shopping Online Safely
in Hobbies and Leisure

Shopping Online Safely

Tips to Keep You Shopping Online Safely According to Internet Retailer, more than $300 billion was spent online in 2014, with $4.4 billion of it spent on Black Friday alone. Apparently I’m not the only...

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April 13, 2016
Protect Your Possessions
in Retirement Planning

Protect Your Possessions

Protect Your Possessions From Fire, Flood, Burglars and Mayhem In 2014, the FBI estimated there were 8.27 million property crimes committed in the United States, with victims suffering losses calculated at approximately $14.3 billion. Billions...

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April 07, 2016
Your Go-To Wine Guide
in Hobbies and Leisure

Your Go-To Wine Guide

Use This Helpful Wine Guide at Your Next Dinner Party “Wine is fun. It’s complex, vibrant and meaningful. It should be part of your life…” – Geoff Kruth, Master Sommelier There are 1,300 different varieties...

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March 07, 2016
Learning Later in Life
in Hobbies and Leisure

Learning Later in Life

Continued Education There are three quotes that perfectly describe how I’ve lived my life: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at 20 or 80. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” ― Henry Ford...

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January 18, 2016
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