Get Out of Your Head

Get Out of Your Head

—By Cathy Waterman–  In 1980, a devastating diagnosis changed my life –– for the better. I had a physically taxing job in the photocopy industry held by few women at the time, while struggling on the home front in an emotionally exhausting relationship.  When I found myself dropping things on…

Like Daughter, Like Mother

Like Daughter, Like Mother

—By Joan Virginia Allen—  “When I grow up, I want to be like you,” I said to my daughter, Cami. I was 80 years old. With those words, an amazing journey was set in motion that included travel, exploration, inspiration, transformation, and the creation of my first-ever business. My daughter Cami…

Flying Solo at Seventy

Flying Solo at Seventy

—By Cindy Rasicot— For a long time, I didn’t know who I was, what I wanted to do, or where I belonged. Married for 33 years and divorced at age 70, I’m clearer now than I’ve ever been. And who am I? An author, a spiritual seeker, and a solo…

Celebrating my 86th Birthday

Celebrating my 86th Birthday

—By Nancy King— My birthday had come and gone when I moved to Santa Fe in 2001, but the following year, a former student asked what I’d like to do for my birthday. I didn’t hesitate. “I’d like to celebrate being 66 by hiking somewhere beautiful.” “Great,” he responded enthusiastically….

I Don’t Need A Dog

I Don’t Need A Dog

—By Ruth Jackson— Spot, the Wonder Dog, had been laid to rest. A marble headstone, “Spot, the Wonder Dog 2000-2016,” was erected in the back yard. My husband, DJ, and I made a pact that day. No more dogs. It just hurts too much when they are gone. All the…