Are You Ready for Some Football?

A lot of people were surprised when the NFL relinquished their coveted non-profit tax-exempt status — mainly because they didn’t even know the NFL was a non-profit! In many ways, the discovery of the NFL’s stealth status was good news all around. Yes: It was good in that a lot of ...
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Inanna’s Wild Ride

Or “What if aging were a Disney attraction?” I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a younger friend’s off-hand remark that she wasn’t worried about growing old. My inner voice was shouting, “So what are you doing to get ready for it?” but kept my mouth shut. We were out having ...
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“It’s Complicated”

Previously posted in The Good Point Collective If you are an expert in your field, chances are you are often asked to explain your subject to the general public. If you’re like most people in this situation, you probably react with a shrug, say, “It’s complicated,” and then either hide your ...
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Solo Dancer (Teatro Solis / Montevido)

Solo dancer ...
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Letter to Younger Self to Younger Self to Younger Self

Dear 60-Year-Old Self, You know that two-bedroom apartment you have in Florida, four blocks from the beach, for $750 a month? Take pictures: It’s a steal, and no one is ever going to believe you ever had it. You should probably really ramp up your exercise program now. I mean the feeble ...
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The Lost Child SCRIPT

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My Day on the Bay Postcard Poems

A Day on the Bay ...
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Three Summers: Postcard Poetry (2011-2013)

Celebrating 2014 Poetry Month, I pulled together three years worth of postcard poems and created a Kindle book and one volume of poems, available on Amazon ...
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“Just Start Your Own Business”

Posted in March 9, 2014 Is this really the best available advice for unemployed women over age sixty? Mab Widdershins How Hard Can It Be? When I left my job last fall, I felt secure in my years of experience as a writer, editor, and conference manager. Surely it wouldn’t take me ...
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But Will It Blend? (My Job Altar)

Last fall, my friend Andrea suggested that I build a job/career altar to help move along my search for new employment. I resisted for a long time, but finally gave in, remembering Dylan Thomas's comment in Collected Poems that he "read somewhere of a shepherd who, when asked why he made, from ...
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