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I’ve Been Texting With A Dead Woman

I’ve been texting with a dead woman. But let me explain… Someone from my group of writer friends recommended a book to me. She said it was as quirky and out there as some of the work that I’ve written.  So I got the book, and it’s unlike anything I’ve ever read before. The author,[…]

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Make New Friends When You Lose the Old

Karen Venable, founder of Roommates4Boomers, writes in her guest post on Sixty and Me: In the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, it’s suggested that you discard items in your home that don’t bring you joy. The same could be said about friends, I suppose. But what about when a friendship you treasure gets taken[…]


Boomerly – New Way to Build Friendships Over 50

There’s a new online service launching today – it’s called Boomerly and its aim is to help people over 50 meet like-minded friends. It’s not a dating site, it’s not a social network, it’s something entirely new…and it’s free! Hope you’ll join me and check it out today –  

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Guess Who We Know on The Today Show?

Post by Women at Woodstock. Three of the women who appeared on the “Dating After 50” segments on the Today Show last week met at Women At Woodstock. Click above to watch them on camera. You can also see Bobbi Palmer, The “Date Like A Grownup” dating coach and an alum from Women At Woodstock[…]

Tuesday Lunch

Tuesday Lunch: A film about friendship, the women’s movement and a family of choice

Tuesday Lunch is a beautiful documentary film, written, directed, and produced by Women At Woodstock alum Diane Stark. The film centers on the group of women who formed Diane’s mother’s core group of friends and who have been meeting on Tuesdays since 1969. It traces over four decades of friendship through the best and most[…]

Barbara Cummings

Sharing Our Desires With Women Who Get It

I like this recent blog post by Barbara Cummings, one of our Experts from WAW 2012. Favorite quote: “Desires fill us with a sense of hope and happiness when we daydream about them. They are not always understood by others and sometimes, if we express them to someone, their reaction might be, ‘Why would you[…]

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My Best Friend Deb & Why Women At Woodstock East Was So Important to Me

I’ve started to write about Women At Woodstock East 2013 a dozen times – and stopped, because I can’t really talk about what I experienced without first talking about my friend Deb.  And for the last month I haven’t been able to talk about Deb, even via a blog post. So I’ll start by saying that when Suzanne[…]

Luanne Mullin

Luanne Mullin – Friendships With Intention

Luanne Mullin is the Co-Chairman and National Liaison for The Transition Network (TTN) in the San Francisco Bay Area where she has presented workshops, “What’s Next,” “Exploring Transitions,” and “Finding Our Passions Over 50.”  TTN is a national organization for women over fifty, a leader in the positive aging movement that is defining new opportunities[…]