Skip to content

A Good Should from Diane Von Furstenberg

March 17, 2015

Wisdom from DVF


October 31, 2014


Start Over

September 3, 2014


The What’s Underneath Project: Jacky O’Shaughnessy

July 31, 2014

Thank you Jacky, for taking your clothes off with such grace and aplomb. But God bless you even more for baring your soul.

I cried when she cried-little tears of empathy, big tears of relief. We’ve been caught up in the advertising industry’s messages of ageism and skinny-ism for decades…waaay too long. This video shares what we need to see more of-images that will help move women forward and rattle us free from the steely grip of the decades-long promotion of contemporary media’s version of beauty.

Just watch.

Kudos and thanks to for this timely project.


More about Jacky:

Survive to Thrive

April 17, 2014


There’s a New Revolution

March 14, 2014

Philosopher-Wise Woman Dorothy is on to something here-it IS in the air. I’m grateful for her wisdom and attentiveness to the bigger SOUL picture. Read on…

Aging Abundantly | Women Over Fifty | Empty Nesters | Caregivers | Aging Gracefully

Saatchi Art Spring Rapture by Jo Louca

I swear! Really! I’m sensing a new revolution! An underground explosion. A bubbling up of the voice of the wise woman warrior. We will not be had. We will not be put into preconceived packages, plastic ideologies, convoluted conveyances. We will resist, evade and avoid anything that is not authentic. When we started out online more than ten years ago, there was an honesty about the voice of the woman over fifty. As the free market would have it, this voice has lost some of its realness, its edgy honesty, its frank feedback, and its freedom of expression. Too many have become exploited and consumed in the process.  The time has come to interrupt this  drifting away from reality.

In my last post I suggested that I was feeling the need to escape my own self-construction on Aging Abundantly.  I have begun anew in another…

View original post 288 more words

German Seniors Channel Hollywood Big Movie Calendar

January 23, 2014


A senior care provider in Essen, Germany, the Seniorenstift corporation Contilia, was inspired to recruit some of its residents to pose as Hollywood stars from famous movie scenes as part of a calendar. The models, ranging in age from 75 to 98 year old, posed as Audrey Hepburn, Kate Winslet and Liza Minelli for  for starters. Here we have Erna Rütt, 86, und Alfred Kelbch, 81 in this famous scene from ‘The Titanic.’

Slide show and translated story: Spiegel Online

Below: Irmgard Alt, 79, und Siegfried Gallasch, 87 staging ‘Saturday Night Fever.’



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 48,830 other followers

%d bloggers like this: