Late Bloomers — Why Are We Late?

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.” Henry David Thoreau All your life you have stepped to the beat of someone else’s drum—not your own. You have come to a point in your life where you know, or perhaps only suspect, that you hear within you a...
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You’re Only Old Once

The following article was written by Diedre Macken, who writes for the The Australian. Macken lists some older women who are powerful, and the lessons we might take from them. Especially remarkable is 94-year-old fashionista Iris Apfel, whose name I just learned. However, I had seen this picture of her and was captivated. There is also a documentary about her called Iris. She once said, “I don’t...
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Ida, I Idolize Ya

I found a new heroine. Her name is Ida B. Wells. Seventy years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white man, Ida at age 22 not only refused, but bit the conductor when he tried to force her to get up. It took three men to drag her off the bus. Now that is some spunk! You can read all about her...
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Never Too Late to Bloom–excerpts

Here is an excerpt from my book,Never Too Late to Bloom: Becoming the Woman You Were Meant to Be. I hope you enjoy it. I will post more excerpts on future blogs. How I Came to Write a Book “I had been pondering my mission off and on for many years. Having read Betty Friedan’s classic book The Feminine Mystique in the 60s, I had known for a long time that I was destined for another, perhaps...
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Never Too Late To Bloom

Never Too Late To Bloom