The NABBW is proud to announce all of our winners of last month\’s writing contest.

Anne Holmes, the CEO of the NABBW sends this message to our winners, and to all who participated.

Congratulations Ladies! You have demonstrated through the quality of your writing that women view the rewinding, pausing, and most importantly…the forwarding of their lives through wisdom, humor, and grace.

Winners – (Click on the titles to read the stories)

Barbara Hollace – First Place
Muting the Sound

Ruth Rainwater – Second Place
Push PLAY for Fun

Angelika Schwarz – Honorable Mention
The Pink Remote

Donna Collins Tinsley – Honorable Mention
Mommas Don\’t Let Your Daughters Grow Up & Marry Perverts


We want to send a special “THANKS” to our judges!

Lynn Goodwin

Carolyn Howard-Johnson

Georgia Richardson

Congratulations to our winners, and to everyone who entered the contest! Watch this site for a new writing contest coming soon!

As "Boomer in Chief" of the National Association of Baby Boomer Women, Anne is passionate about educating, empowering and enriching the lives of women in their middle years. Actively involved with a number of Boomer-focused organizations and committees, she keeps a steady finger on the pulse of this spirited generation, with the goal of helping you to enjoy life, stay healthy and live lives that are rich in every sense of the word. Anne is often interviewed by the media and in addition to writing on behalf of the NABBW, she publishes and blogs at