We're (way) over 40. Deal with it.
Tuesday, November 27th, 2012
We’ve all had bad stuff happen to us. And in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, some of us are dealing with more than we could have imagined. I consider myself extremely lucky, especially since on the day of the hurricane, Gary was up the ladder, on the roof, cutting down a 200 pound branch. Really. He didn’t get hurt (although I did video it for use at his funeral, just in case), but could there have been an upside if he had?
Saturday, October 6th, 2012
Scientists have just recently reported that, through stem cell research, they have determined it is possible to not only create eggs from a woman’s own stem cells (meaning you’ll literally never run out of eggs and can reproduce forever – ugh). But that they’ve also discovered how they can also be used to develop. . . sperm. Do you know what that means?
Monday, August 6th, 2012
What exactly is a feminist? Do you know, or do you just have a visceral dislike of them/us? A lot of people think it’s a dirty word. But I’m going to give you a very accurate definition and I hope you’ll not only share it, but take it to heart as well. (more…)
Sunday, July 8th, 2012
When you’re my age – and when I say “a woman over 40″ I mean a woman way over 40 – you can sometimes look back to a single event that has changed the rest of your life. This past week, one of those events came back to haunt me. (more…)
Friday, June 22nd, 2012
What’s the difference between a 23 year old woman and one of us over-40-going-on-retirement? I’ll tell you what. They don’t know what they’ve got; we think we still got it. (more…)