For Women in our 50s, 60s & Beyond

This is a site where we honor the life work of the women around us - our mothers, grandmothers, sisters and daughters. Without them there would be no past, present or future.

Book Review

On a cold, snow day what better book to curl up with than, Richard Lamm’s “Brave New World of Healthcare.”  While it may not have been your first choice, it has been on my “Must Read” list for a while. The gist of the book is how medical costs are fast out-pacing our government’s ability […]


Book Review: The Modern Vegetarian

by Michelle Mukatis October 5, 2013 Book Reviews
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Michele taught me how to garden as well as introduced our family to our first CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). Michele teaches “Food Basics” from why to grow it yourself, to how to grow it and then how to prepare it and her spare time, she writes about it too.  This is one of her favorite […]

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Book Review The Ten Golden Rules

by Tessa December 9, 2009 Book Reviews

The Ten Golden Rules Ancient Wisdom from the Greek Philosophers on Living the Good Life M. A. Soupios, PhD and Panos Mourdoukoutas, PhD By TessaGrace Aluna-Braithwaite This small but mighty book truly shines a spotlight on the fact that the ancient philosophers knew and lived the truth of which they spoke.  They realized fully what […]

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Book Review: Birth Spaces, Safe Place

by amy September 12, 2009 Motherhood

By Amy Cook-Porter It’s taken me two months to write a review of Adela Stockton’s book, Birth spaces, Safe Place that is being distributed by Findhorn Press out of Scotland. The book is only 100 pages.  So, why haven’t I written it?  Okay, I’ve been too busy – re-reading it and recommending it locally to […]

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The Light in the Cave: Excerpt from Melinda’s new book

by Mindy May 5, 2009 Book Reviews

By Melinda Ribner At the suggestion of a friend, I journeyed to Jerusalem for Shabbat last year to meet this man who once was a guru to hundreds of people, who now resides in Jerusalem as an Orthodox Jew. Like me, he had mystical experiences outside of Judaism, returned to Judaism, became a Jewish spiritual […]

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