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International Women’s Haiku Festival: Two Senryu by Amy Losak

It’s a visit to a car dealership and with The Golden Girls in two sparkling senryu by Amy Losak.

car salesman
he assures me
there’s no pressure… 246 more words


Review: A Glorious Freedom

Author and illustrator Lisa Congdon offers up a beautifully illustrated and thoughtfully detailed collection that will encourage the most cynical among us.

This delightful exploration of true stories is about and by older women, forging a new path ahead for those who don’t believe life should end at forty, fifty, sixty, seventy, eighty, ninety…even a hundred years of age! 256 more words

Book Review

Do You Know Yourself? Lies Within The Answers We Give

When I was a little girl I would sit in our basement on Saturday nights and listen to Chicago house music in 107.5 WGCI.  I would hear the DJ’s say things like “go, go, go!” and “party over here ain’t nothing over there!”  The on-air personalities were what we now call “extra” when during the late 80s and early 90s they were simply getting the crowd moving.  1,094 more words

Female Support

What not to say to women of a certain age

Both feet in stirrups and NO horse

During my annual “woman’s” exam, the nurse practitioner (who was probably out of medical school for about an hour, tops) looked up from between my thighs and said with a confused yet perky expression “How old ARE you again?” Even though I attempted to laugh it off, I think I actually heard that question in slow motion, or more than likely, was so mortified my brain slammed on its breaks, to keep me from crashing into HELL! 94 more words


I went and it was ok.

I spent the better part of the morning, yesterday, trying to wiggle my way out of going to the meditation class. At 9:30, my husband asked if I was going and I told him I didn’t know….I still had 30 minutes to back out. 499 more words

Ladies! Skip the Gym and Try the Stairs

Older women don’t have to hit the gym to stay healthy, because a stair-climbing workout appears to do the trick, researchers report.

Finding the right type of exercise can be difficult for postmenopausal women, according to the North American Menopause Society. 212 more words

News And Articles

Deviant Beauty: The Ageless Fashionista

The mass media has many functions, but one of its primary functions is to communicate social expectations or norms. The lack of older people represented in mass media can imply that aging is undesirable. 439 more words