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Update 23/06/17: For "Older Ladies"!

As I have spent most of the day reading in my pyjamas, I thought that I would simply post this great video for your amusement. As an “older lady” myself, I love both the song and the video! 11 more words


Inspirational Women: Huguette Caland

My initial interest in Huguette Caland was piqued by the image, first below, of her Pierre Cardin caftans, showing at the 57th Venice Biennale, and deepened through reading… 395 more words


What comes to mind when you hear the words, “older women”?

Frail, lonely, and a burden to the health care system?

Zoomers, redefining aging with their active lifestyle, and their constant pursuit of youthfulness? 1,327 more words

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New Adventures in the 2nd Round of Life

When my life headed in a new direction, I found myself looking for a man that was so very different from anything that had ever been in my life. 208 more words

2nd Marriage

Create A Happiness Bubble

For this almost fifty lady, it’s like walking the gauntlet at the malls these days. The young kiosk vendors pounce immediately; at first coaxing with artificial compliments and when I say no thank you they become aggressive and soon insulting. 220 more words


Seeking Role Models for Women Over 40 in TV and Romance Fiction

In the Hollywood Reporter, Inkoo Kang’s Critic’s Notebook: For Women Over 40, TV’s Feminism Is Flawed has interesting things to say on TV and the meaty roles for women over 40, but questions, like I do, why these women of a certain age remain bizarrely flawed and dysfunctional, why these women, more often than not, remain morally ambiguous, less-than-positive role models of older women. 424 more words

Contemporary Romance Fiction

Welcome, beautiful!

Welcome to the first post for It’s Only a Number!  This is a site dedicated to the beauty, challenges, concerns, and triumphs of women in their 40s and beyond.   437 more words