Ask the Experts panelist Elizabeth Tawney Gross.

Workshops for Hoarders

This week, I'd like to let you know about a series of workshops for hoarders. I'll be presenting some of them, and Kit ...

Bicycles, Descansos, and New Mexico

New Mexico is an incredibly beautiful state with mountains, gorgeous vistas, and plenty of sunshine. No wonder there are lots of bicyclists ...

Why We Keep Stuff: It Was Expensive

A new series on organizing your life, from Ask the Experts' Elizabeth Tawney Gross Why do we keep stuff? This post is the ...

Delia Ephron and Me

While writing my book, The Joy of Financial Security (published November 2013; available on Amazon and in bookstores nationwide), I had to ...

Editor's Spotlight


Success is all about family for attorney

Maria Martinez-Siemel, right, with her daughter, Pilar

Introducing María Martínez-Siemel, of Ask the Experts It's all about family for estate planning attorney María Martínez-Siemel, one of the newest members of the Ask the Experts panel on the Sage magazine website at That's what brought her back to New Mexico after she got her undergraduate degree from Rice University in Houston. And family is what informed her career path moving into estate law after being on a pre-med track. Martí... Read More


Breaking up doesn’t have to break you

Carolyn Flynn, editor, Sage magazine

After 17 years in family law, attorney Gretchen Walther says she sometimes wishes lawyers took the medical doctor's "do no harm" oath. The more she practices collaborative law, the more she is aware that the law and family relationships have very little to do with each other. Walther joins the Sage magazine Ask the Experts panel at with her blog, which debuts today. In the United States, much of the law is based on individual rights - one person's rig... Read More


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Ask the Experts

Don’t Trust Corporate Earnings!


Lately, there have been a slew of positive corporate earnings from the first quarter of 2014. These are encouraging, leading many to be optimistic that our economy is strong. Yet, I do not trust the corporate earnings. My mistrust is not because I think the financial executives are fraudulent, making up figures to put on […]


Making a Difference



Nominations for the Making a Difference Award are now closed. Winners will be announced in the May 3 print edition of Sage magazine and on this website. Winners are to be honored at a luncheon April 24 featuring keynote speaker LaDonna Harris, founder of Americans for Indian Opportunity. About next year in 2015, the Making […]


Food, Health & Nutrition

Souffled omelet elevates the egg


Leaving aside anything made with powdered eggs (which don’t really count as eggs at all in my …