Exploring the Third Season of Life

Publications

Brevity Blog:

Becoming a Writer in the Third Chapter of Life, May 17, 2022

Pulling Weeds and Telling Stories, July 27, 2020

Review of Leslie Leyland Fields’ Your Story Matters, June 5, 2020

Of Turtles and Fear: A Writer Faces the Mind-Killer, January 21, 2019

What Do You Want? Finding Your Essay Amidst the Well-Placed Nudges and Barks, August 29, 2018

 

Huffington Post:

An Older Neighbor Asked For My Help. How Much Am I Supposed To Give Him?, August 26, 2023

 

Mockingbird:

The Fearfully Uncomfortable Acceptance of Job, April 6, 2021

 

Please See Me:

The Three Graces, July 24, 2023

 

Podcasts and Interviews:

Judy Allen’s Reimagining Retirement, Interview, January, 18, 2024

Jacqui Just Chatters, a story about moving adapted from Wisdom Builds Her House, September 7, 2023

The Sage Forum, “Healing Old Wounds, Telling a New Story, May 17, 2023

Lisa Lewis, Let Go Lean In Podcast, April 4, 2023

 

Streetlight Magazine:

The Piano Lesson, 2021 Nonfiction Contest Honorable Mention, August 26, 2021

Quest for Our Fathers, Living Still, October 28, 2019

 

The Sage Forum:

Listening to Trauma’s Echoes, May 31, 2024

Caring for our Aging Bodies and Minds, May 2, 2024

Making Joyful Noises, January 2, 2024

Walking into the World, July 13, 2023

Mentoring in the Second Half of Life, April 3, 2023

Searching for purpose at midlife? You’re not alone, November 1, 202

 

The Perennial Gen:

Loving Our Neighbors (And Their Dogs) As Ourselves, April 8, 2022

History Keepers, March 2, 2022

Learning to Speak Forgiveness, February 4, 2022

Amen, and yet, January 1, 2022

Sharing Manna, November 3, 2021

I got to be my mother’s helper, October 5, 2021

And let it begin with me, August 31, 2021

Meeting One Another in the Middle of a Bridge, July 1, 2021

How we found love in our fifties, May 31, 2021

The Atheist and the Bear, April 27, 2021

Lead or be led, April 1, 2021

Anger and a gentle answer, March 1, 2021

A Different Top-Down, February 1, 2021

The Opposite of Certainty, January 6, 2021

It’s Never Too Late to Get Over Myself, July 9, 2020

The Gift of Menopause, September 25, 2019

Heroine and Human, March 7, 2019

What Creativity Feels Like, January 13, 2019

O Holy Night, November 30, 2018

The Optimist and the Pessimist, October 22, 2018

Building Retirement, August 5, 2018