Needing a life change, caterer Bonnie Lee Black did something drastic and headed to Africa on a humanitarian mission. Here, her journal of what she discovered about chickens, friendship—and herself.
For many years, Lyndie Benson—creator of the hot new Bleusalt style line—led a charmed life as the wife of a superstar musician. But out of her private hard times came the strength and inspiration to build a beautiful business. Sheila Weller reports.
In towns across America, Muslim and Jewish women are quietly gathering to eliminate hate. Eileen Stukane shares a remarkable story
“Bingo wings.” “Cafeteria-lady arms.” Most of us have heard the nasty terms for our midlife upper arms. Writer Stephanie Dolgoff says screw that and tells us why this is the summer to bare yours proudly (and offers 7 acceptable reasons for not doing so)
A slice of cake, her son by her side—environmental writer Diane MacEachern thought her birthday was going wonderfully. Then the skies opened, the streets flooded, and disaster threatened all around. Here’s her story of strength and survival.
Is retirement all it’s cracked up to be? Writer and professor Candy Schulman took a summer off at long last and learned some surprising lessons about herself, the nature of work, and aging.
Was it a #MeToo moment? Writer Lisa Bain has a flashback of a long-forgotten incident and wonders how it impacted her—and why it stayed buried in her mind for so long
You’ve got an older boss to please…and scrappy Millennials to supervise…and wow, is there ever a gap to be bridged. Smooth it the smart way. Let Marina McCarthy show you how.
Good for the planet, good for your wallet: Follow this wise advice from our own eco-expert Diane MacEachern on how to get your home more sustainable than ever.
Anna Brockway had an idea for a new way to shop for home furnishings—and did it ever take off! She tells her story and shares some design wisdom with us here.