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I am 60! How did that happen and what does it mean? Call to baby-boomers!

I am using midlife as a very broad category here as I am not sure of the correct collective term for women in their 50s, 60s and 70s. 466 more words

Growing Old

Looking good Dawn


This clip is widely reported as inspirational to the older woman. Don’t get me wrong, I love Dawn French and have always thought of her as a fellow feminist and supporter of women generally. 84 more words


Diagnosis Explained

A 90-year-old man goes for a physical and all of his tests come back normal.

The doctor says, “Larry, everything looks great. How are you doing mentally and emotionally? 137 more words

Soulmates, take two

The other week I wrote about a man I met the instant connection we shared. It felt so sudden like i’d known him for many years. 441 more words

The Disappearing Older Woman

In September I attended the Amy Beach-Teresa Carreño conference hosted by Special Collections of the University of New Hampshire Library.  Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Beach’s birth, it was everything a conference should be, with enthusiastic scholars, engaging papers and recitals, and lively interchange.  627 more words


Interview with my blog's first follower

Since starting this blog a couple of weeks ago I have been excited to see who is following, and taking great interest in you wonderful people. 3,285 more words

Burner Girls

I love my burner sisters.

They are by and large a group of resilient, beautiful, strong, and intelligent women.

Once again, however, I must object to the portrayal of burner women in the media. 222 more words

Burning Man