I started blogging in 2008. Here’s my journey.

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Turning 61 and feeling good about it

Turning 61 and feeling good about it

July 26, 2017

From the time I was 25, birthdays made me gloomy. I always felt I didn’t accomplish enough. But here I am, turning 61 — and feeling good about my life. […]

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3 reasons to start walking for personal growth

November 27, 2016

I’ve starting going for walks. This will shock anyone who knows me. As a busy, indoors-y kind of gal, walking always felt so boring. But that’s only because my world […]

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The challenges of empty nesting & more

August 21, 2016

Here we go again. Another cycle of reinvention. All my loved ones have flown the nest. Boo-hoo. Poor me. Even though I learned to be alone after my 2001 divorce, […]

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Weight loss: How I’m transforming my fat head

May 21, 2016

After a first life filled with fun food, the stir-fried chickens have come home to roost. Getting older means my body burns calories at a much slower pace. Eating the […]

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How I almost visited the White House & learned about aging gracefully

May 7, 2016

The Secret Service guy behind the glass window looked at my driver’s license, scanned his computer screen and shook his head. “You’re not on the list,” he said. What happened next […]

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The night I met Prince, or, the coolest moment of my life

April 24, 2016

Dear Prince, I am writing my first-ever fan letter, to say “thank you.” Three decades ago, we met in a fleeting New York moment that gave me faith in my […]

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Reflecting on fear, back pain, new projects & the healing power of poetry

March 26, 2016

Ouch. Ouch. Easy, girl. Earlier this week, wrenching my back led to three, solid immobilized days in bed. Even though I’m up again, recovery is slow. The back is tender. So am […]

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