We are women who don't believe age defines us. We are women who believe substance is the new sexy. We are women who are kicking ass, not sitting on it. We are women who love to have a good time as long as we we are home by 10. We are Girls Gone 50.
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One morning I got a Tinder “Super-Like” from an especially interesting man.
The first time I became aware of organ donation I had just woken from what I thought, mistakenly, was sleep.
How many of us have gotten into fights on Valentine’s Day over Valentine’s Day?
After years of overpriced dinners, gifts that get returned anyway, and getups that make us feel like mutton dressed as sausage, we’ve arrived at this profound bit of wisdom:
Love means never having to say, “Happy Valentine’s Day.”
Now with both of my parents gone, it feels like the end of an era. And, in fact, it is.
As our parents move into their 80s and 90s, helping them continue to live with dignity and joy has been on our minds a lot lately . As George Burns famously said, “ You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.”
Marie-Thérèse Walter was all striking angles who rocked a center part and a slash of bright red lipstick.
After Mathilda was born I went into menopause big time — because all that was holding it back was “science”.
I’m just trying to get through the day, and not freak people out with my crazy makeup.
I asked my daughters who were 16 and 20, “Have you two heard of the #MeToo movement? Do you know what it is? Are your friends talking about it?” They said yes, but it wasn’t that big a deal in their circles. I couldn’t understand why they weren’t as fired up as I was. Then I remembered…
One of our favorite day trips is to drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara without ever getting on a freeway. (Check the avoid highways box when you map it.) It takes almost twice as long, but the side roads are quiet, the scenery is picturesque and the time alone together in the car is better than therapy.And my husband's beloved 1970 VW Bug plays Cupid. First of all…
The sonnet is an ideal form for expressing change – like mood swings! And thermostat malfunctions! - Moira Egan
Ask any teenager and they’ll tell you Facebook is for old people (i.e. anyone over 35). But we’ve got news for you youngins. Surprise! The coolest women over 50 are some of the hottest influencers on Instagram.
My voice can be heard, pealing above the throng, or flinty below the bellowing, I can stand in this square of my own making, being all that I am, knowing that even if not quite hip, heedless hits thumbs up or down, polls be damned...
For the full poem by writer M.E. Mishcon, click on the link.
We know you’ve seen this look on lots of younger women but we’ll let you in on a little secret - it’s made for us! Not only does it add some highly desired definition and casual chic, it hides a multitude of sins from muffin tops to marshmallow bottoms. So you can have your rolls and eat them too.