Typecast in Hollywood as a “blonde bombshell” Rhonda Shear wore a lot of lingerie. She ended up turning her familiarity with undergarments into a multimillion dollar business.
An unconventional route led Tammy Shaklee from rural America to television news and politics before she created her dream career finding love matches for gays and lesbians.
Losing a job is never fun, but rebounding in your 50s and beyond takes a whole new toolkit and a special sort of resilience.
She started her work life with impressive credentials and experience in architecture, but Christine Chang Hanway learned that what she really wanted to do was tell stories.
She didn’t step in front of the camera until her early 50s, but now Gillean McLeod is one of a growing number of “older” models. Here she offers inspiration in bathing suit season.
How did this happen? Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday that you were the youngest in every room?
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.
Hands that have loved and worked and played for decades have profound beauty, as these women who create with their hands show us.
Kathy Murphy has faced plenty of setbacks: job loss, divorce, money problems. But each woe has prompted her to reimagine her life and renew her passion for books and reading. And oh yeah, the movie deal didn’t hurt.