Arlene Nisson Lassin

A longtime writer, journalist, and Blogger, Arlene lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and family. Visit her Hot Flashes Blog (hot topics with a wink and a nod to that time in life!) at

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Hurricane Harvey Heroes Step In to Save Precious Memento
18 days ago
To most people, Elsa, the princess from the Disney movie Frozen, is just another memorable character in an animated movie. For Maya Sacks, age 6, and for her mom, Julie, she represented hope for a fut...
What NOT to Say to a Flood Survivor
25 days ago
Houston, Texas has just endured a flood and weather event of historic proportions in Hurricane Harvey. Survivors are fatigued and battered, stunned by their losses. If you know someone affected by thi...