I was basking in the sunshine of a beautiful day when it suddenly dawned on me that I was a cliché. My smile ran away from my face and instantly the day felt cloudy. I was a lonely divorced middle-aged woman with a gut. This is the irony of being middle-aged that no one ever shared with me. You may go into a room and … Continue reading What’s Your Superpower?
Want to live longer? Make attending church a part of your regular routine. A recent article by Carina Storrs with CNN (Philadelphia) reported that researchers examined data on nearly 75,000 middle-age female nurses in the United States as part of a study that looked at the influence of regular religious service attendance. The data revealed that among those who regularly attended services, the death rate … Continue reading The Secret to Long Life
Give me character over charm and beauty any day they say, but is it really true? When does a woman stop wanting to be admired for her beauty or feel that she is desirable? When does a man ever choose a mate who isn’t the embodiment of physical perfection? I have a confession to make. Although I am past the age when beauty opens doors … Continue reading The Bell of the Ball