Two riveting new memoirs offer good girl/bad girl takes on midlife marriage. It’s all here: regrets, rewards, restlessness, ambivalence, comfort, sex, sexual fantasies. And maybe sexual dalliance.
Playwright Ayun Halliday wrote Zamboni Godot as a female-only take off on Samuel Beckett’s classic that explores inertia at midlife. Here’s the backstory on the play and the novice middle-age actresses who stepped out of their comfort zones to take part.
They say a cat has nine lives, but I’ve had more than that. All I can say is it’s a miracle I’ve made it to this age. Here’s why.
Warrior one and chair pose may help some stay chill, but all that free time for my brain leads me down rabbit holes that freak me out even more.
Why does it seem we always remember the wrong thing? The name of the boss’s husband? Complete blank. Sappy lyrics to “Heat of the Moment” by Asia? No prob
As we pop corks to celebrate graduations and weddings, let’s toast the first modern businesswoman, the one who gave us the iconic champagne: Veuve Clicquot. Marion Winik, one of her many loyal fans, recalls a pilgrimage she made to the Veuve’s hometown.
Jennifer Clement’s fiction often focuses on human rights, and now the acclaimed novelist is taking on the gritty real-life work of protecting freedom of expression and promoting the writing of female authors around the world.
Her teenage sons know more profanity than she does. She’s survived a demanding career and cancer. So Helen Darling feels she’s earned the right to use the F-word. A lot.
Traditionally, TV turns anyone in range of retirement age into the butt of jokes. But in Netflix’s Grace and Frankie, the older years are exciting, energizing, even sexy. And yes, very funny.