There’s No Such Thing As A Perfect Marriage/Relationship

Lovers Art

I continue to be surprised by women over fifty who are still looking for that perfect someone. I admit that I might be doing the same under different circumstances, but I have been in a marriage for thirty-four years and I’ve learned that what is often said is true. There’s … Continue reading

In-Between Times

“Sometimes we are living in the ‘in-between-times’ when we’re no longer who we used to be, but haven’t yet arrived at our next stage ”.   ~ Marian Williamson As the snow begins to melt after last week’s storm, and the calendar flips from February to March, I am reminded of the … Continue reading

Do You Really Know What You Believe?

path in the woods

One belief, wrongly held, can cast a shadow over one’s entire life. What do you believe? Do you know what’s driving you? Over the last decade in my work with women over fifty, I have heard said countless times, “I don’t feel that way anymore”, and “I don’t worry about that … Continue reading

The Benefits of Blogging for the Late Blooming Writer

writing quote Erasmus

Blogging is the perfect tool for new writers over fifty. I didn’t begin to get serious about writing until I was in my early fifties. While I was very comfortable with computers, I didn’t know a thing about blogs or blogging. They were fashionable among young people but at that … Continue reading

Reclaiming Purpose

I Will Not Die an Unlived Life

This month’s selection for the Aging Abundantly Book Club is a recent favorite, I Will Not Live An Unlived Life: Reclaiming Passion and Purpose by Dawna Markova. I posted a copy of her poem from the beginning of the book not too long ago. I am enjoying it even more the … Continue reading

Late Blooming Writers In Action – 2014 Work in Progress Blog Tour

writing space

I was inducted (abducted, lassoed, hoodwinked, invoked, sideswiped, challenged, and above all honored) by my blogging friend and ever present source of inspiration, Laurie Buchanan, into the 2014 Work in Progress (WIP) Blog Tour. Of course I was humbled to be noticed, let alone invited to share a glimpse into my … Continue reading

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