Tag Archives: Women over 50

The Legend of the Rolling Pin

I’ve shared a lot about the heritage of my family in the past few days, now I’d like to share one more thing… The following is a poem written for Ruth and Clifford Pence by their daughter Rita Lou. I don’t think I need to give you much of a background here, I think Rita […]

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Cracks In The Sidewalk

AMAZON REVIEW by Bria Burton The heart-wrenching story is about Claire McDermott, who cares for her adult daughter, Liz, when doctors discover an incurable brain tumor. Liz’s husband, the deplorable JT Caruthers, abandons her and wreaks further emotional havoc in Claire and Liz’s life when he refuses to allow Liz’s three children to see their […]

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SPARE CHANGE – Bookpleasures Review

Award-winning author Bette Lee Crosby brings readers another heart-warming story about a strong woman who learns life’s greatest joys often come in the form of the very thing we reject. In 1923 Olivia Westerly holds her head high and marches out of her Virginia home. At a time when the highest ambition of most of […]

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SPARE CHANGE…The story starts

Olivia Ann Westerly  I don’t suppose there’s a person walking the earth who doesn’t now and again think if I had the chance to live my life over, I’d sure as hell do it differently. When you get to a certain age and realize how much time you’ve wasted on pure foolishness, you’re bound to […]

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PURSE STRINGS…by Barbara Samuels

I’ve outgrown my purse. Again. Every birthday I add three pounds to my hips and four to my handbag. I’ve yet to find a solution for lightening my load. I started with a clutch, went to a handbag, then a tote and now I carry a body bag in order to hold my stash. On […]

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In my family we were three sisters, I the oldest, Donna-the wild child two years younger, and Geri ten years younger. I won’t go into the explanation my mother gave me for such an age gap, but it had something to do with a very romantic anniversary celebration and the belief that she was past childbearing […]

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Is There Such A Thing as Fun After Fifty?

Ask Donna Cobb Swift that question and your answer will be a resounding YES!  Donna was a swinging single who didn’t marry until she was just a tad over fifty. So did she then settle into her Sadie, Sadie, Married Lady role and begin knitting booties for nieces and nephews…absolutely not! She began to really live, once she hit the […]

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Turning Fifty…Is It a Blast Off or Turn Off?

Whether you’re on the up side or the down side of fifty, you’ll want to read this story about the secrets of women who look and act younger than their years. Is it a secret…or not so secret after all? Be here tomorrow and meet Donna Swift, who will introduce us to a lifestyle of fun after fifty. Don’t […]

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