For Women in our 50s, 60s & Beyond

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Coming of Age in Our 50s

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What Are You Reading?

by amy on 02/14/2013

Yesterday I wrote about my challenge to find even 10 romantic titles to list for Valentine’s Day.  All of my titles were written before the 80s. Today’s discussion centers around what kind of books women are reading today.  So I asked my friends, “What was the last romance you read?” “Do the Janet Evanovich’s novels […]

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Coming of Age in our 50s: Favorite Romantic Books

by amy February 13, 2013 Book Reviews
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Over tea on Sunday, my friend Hilary and I were chatting about what books we were reading – she an epic romance; me, a business tome.  Because it’s Valentine’s Day tomorrow, I thought about reading something romantic, but couldn’t think of a single title that I wanted to read, so I emailed my friends, asking […]

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Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail

by amy January 22, 2013 Coming of Age in Our 50s
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Week 3 of NYRs (New Year’s Resolutions) and success is just around the corner.  Who am I kidding?  If I had made NYRs on January 1, I would have given up long ago.  NYRs are just another way to lower my self-esteem.  When I’ve written them in the past, I knew I was setting myself […]

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The Word, Witch

by amy October 31, 2012 Coming of Age in Our 50s
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Ever wondered why a witch is portrayed with a misaligned nose, humped back, and gnarled fingers? This is what a woman looks like after she’s been beaten and there is no Emergency Room physician to reset her nose, broken ribs, and smashed fingers. In all probability, this crippled woman in the black dress with the […]

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The Colorado Springs Balloon Classic

by Debra Frick August 31, 2012 Coming of Age in Our 50s
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By Debra L. Frick The air is cool and crisp on my cheek as I walk into the park. This will be my family’s 32nd year of waking up early and going to the park to watch the most beautiful sight in the world. Over the years it has become a family tradition and a […]

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