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The Crone Club (Volume 1)

April 18th, 2013

The Crone Club (Volume 1) Kindle Edition Author:  S.V. Peddle Reviewed by:  Anne Holmes for the NABBW The Crone Club is about a group of reunited school friends who, having reached their sixties, vow to face new challenges, achieve old dreams and just generally band together to get as much fun as possible out of their current stage of life. The novel begins with the women having gathered together for a school reunion, and chance to catch up on each other’s lives.  We quickly meet them and just as quickly relate to similar character types we knew when we were in school.  In this story, their... Read More

The Tragedy of 2013 Boston Marathon Reminds Us We Must Make Time to Celebrate Life

April 16th, 2013

The Tragedy of 2013 Boston Marathon Reminds Us We Must Make Time to Celebrate Life By Anne Holmes NABBW’s Baby Boomer Expert The Boston Marathon has long been an event that celebrates human triumph.  It ranks as the world\’s second oldest annual marathon, and is easily one of the world\’s best-known road racing events. With a total purse of one million dollars, it is also one of six World Marathon Majors and annually attracts over 500,000 spectators.  With this being the 116th year for the race, “Boston Marathon or Bust,” has become the mantra of runners all over the world.... Read More

Can Learning a Second Language Save Your Gray Cells?

April 11th, 2013

Can Learning a Second Language Save Your Gray Cells? By Teresa Roberts NABBW’s Expert on Living Abroad Women are on the road. Women of all ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, and cultures are discovering the many joys of travel, even traveling solo. It is the truth that today\’s woman is more independent than ever before. I recently received plenty of evidence of this phenomena while attending Spanish school at the Malaca Instituto in Spain for two weeks. Yes, there were also plenty of young men and women at the institute, but I was most impressed by the students over 50 who were enthusiastically... Read More

That Ain\’t The Floorboards Creakin\’ (And Other Signs of Maturity)

April 5th, 2013

That Ain\’t The Floorboards Creakin\’ (And Other Signs of Maturity) By Sheryl Letzgus McGinnis                            The sudden, loud creak startled me. I was alone in the house, save for my dog and 2 cats. The dog lying prone on the floor, feet running, chasing some elusive creature in her dreams I suppose. One cat happily ensconced on the back of the recliner and the other on the floor attending to her nightly ablutions. They hadn\’t moved or even lifted a head to investigate the sound. Surely they heard it. Not much escapes an animal\’s... Read More