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Boomer Voices a community for women 40-plus to voice their thoughts, opinions, and ideas. We are a global community bringing women together to celebrate each other, to share and learn from one another, and to connect with other women from across town or across the globe.
Through our blogs and forum, we provide resources and networking opportunities to our readers....more
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Boomers & Beyond is dedicated to issues of concern to over-50 generations... which is, when you think about it, just about everything.
I’ve been a writer since probably before you were born: newspapers, magazines, trade publications and websites beginning with Beliefnet.com’s start-up issue. For a year+, Boomers & Beyond was a paid blog on the late-lamented True/Slant.com. I wrote about things like brain fitness, housing choices, healthcare, health and fitness... and current events....more
Gender inequality occurs everywhere my readers are and I'd write about it where I see it, be it in the workplace, the classroom, or the doctor's office. I'm experiencing the same things they are and I'd like to provide not only information about local and global women's issues but a community for local women to share their experiences....more
The title of this blog - Bread Not Stones - comes from the end of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. After encouraging his audience to seek and they shall find, knock and the door shall be opened, he reminds them that God knows what they need even before they ask for it. He uses the metaphor of a parent's instinctual understanding of her child's needs to explain how God cares for us....more
I was emotionally, verbally and sexually abused by the man I believed was my father from the time I was a little girl until I was 19 years old. I hope that by sharing my own experiences of child sexual abuse and my own healing process, I can hold a torch to lighten the path of other victims and survivors....more
Continuing a blog originally begun on Livejournal in June of 2003, this features stories about my life in Chicago, Illinois; writing excerpts and talk about writing; art that I've done; discussion of comics, webcomics, books, and movies; and a whole lot of blather.