I Almost Married My Father Thr...

Jun 17, 2011 by

There’s a platitude which, like most platitudes, turns out to be mostly right.  And that’s that most women marry their fathers.  Peek...

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My Life Will Be Different From...

May 6, 2011 by

During the 20th century, it was a common goal of determined females: That our lives would be different from that of our mother’s. I...

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Royal Weddings: The Agony And ...

Apr 29, 2011 by

Royal weddings can be for the single woman what Christmas tends to be for everyone: The agony and the ecstasy. The magic is being...

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Invisible

Apr 26, 2011 by

“Old age takes everyone by surprise, and no one really ever comes to terms with it.” That’s what Jill Lepore writes in THE NEW...

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Did We Become Nuns, After All?

Apr 19, 2011 by

It was part of the whole enchilada of growing up Roman Catholic and female in the 1950s: The longing to become a nun. Nuns, who were...

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Lonely: A Professional Plus?

Mar 16, 2011 by

Back in high school, guidance counselors and teachers hammered into us Baby Boomers how difficult it was for the 76 million of us to...

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Post Great Recession: Our Moth...

Mar 1, 2011 by

There was nothing my mother loved more than scanning the economic horizons and finding possible signs that The Great Depression was...

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Single: Addressing the Profess...

Feb 22, 2011 by

The single state, at least for women, is a mixed bag professionally. Sure, on the one hand, employers discriminate favorably in...

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Power Couples: That wasn’t pos...

Feb 17, 2011 by

At one time, to constitute a Power Couple, like the Clintons or Obamas, you had to be married.  That left a single woman like myself...

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While Fun, The Drama Does Drai...

Feb 17, 2011 by

I can cut onions and talk,” was how Kelley Connors, head of KC Health and builder of healthcare communities for women, entered the...

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Single (For Girlfriends) Usual...

Feb 12, 2011 by

Since I have always been single, I have no idea what the financial pressures are in the married state.  What I do know is that being...

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Starting Over, Over and Over

Feb 11, 2011 by

The shock for me – and now for more and more of us – was that I was older, yet I had to start over again.  In 2003, my communications...

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