PCMA Convene Magazine

She Said It Better Than I Did – My Interview in Convene Magazine

A couple of weeks ago, Michelle Russell, Editor of Convene Magazine, sent me a message asking if she could interview me about our retreats – how they’re organized, how they’re different, why they work, why they change some women’s lives. “Me?” I thought. Why would a meetings-and-conventions magazine want to know anything about our gatherings?[…]

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Women At Woodstock 2017 In A Nutshell

For women over 50, a weekend getaway, retreat, networking event, workshops, yoga, fresh air, fabulous food, private consultations, and fun! Details on workshops & activities, and how to register. Spaces are getting filled so register today.

Louise Penny in CBS interview

“I Had to Write the Perfect Novel, So I Was Frozen” – Louise Penny

It’s fascinating to hear a published novelist talk about writing her first book. About doing it, not knowing if it ever will be published. About feeling that it must be better than anything ever, and therefore how do you actually write that? About writing the whole thing, knowing that “writing it” may be all there[…]

What is Old AARP video

Disrupt Aging – Now This Is a Cool Video – And Surprise, It’s by AARP!

To be honest, I usually cringe whenever I’m presented with something that AARP has produced. But this video got me thinking; Do I mentally discriminate against AARP because when I was 30, my reaction to it was, “AARP? Euyug. Old and out of touch.” Even now that I’m a member (a long-standing member, I might[…]

Diane Baranello

How to Pivot in Mid-Life: Living With No Regrets

I’m delighted to announce that Diane Baranello, CEO of Coaching for Distinction, is returning this year as a speaker/facilitator at our Friday night Evening Salon at Women at Woodstock 2017: “How to Pivot in Mid-Life: Living With No Regrets.” Diane is a Personal Branding Career Coach and Accountability Partner for mid-career women, a thought leader, and a[…]

nancy shenker

Change Or Perish

I’m super pleased to announce that Nancy Shenker, entrepreneur extraordinaire, will be leading the discussion at our Saturday Evening Salon at Women At Woodstock 2017. While we enjoy the warmth of the fire, nibble cheese and nuts, and sip a glass of wine or two, she’ll charge us up with some predictions for the future[…]

The Story of Forgetting book cover

I Read This One Single Scene, Put the Book Down, and Cried

I was reading this beautiful book. I could already tell that it was one I would remember and that I would recommend to friends. And then I came to page 125. I read this one single scene. Two pages. And I put the book down and cried. The five hundred-something words on those 2 pages[…]