Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Widowhood – Will We Boomers Find a Way to Reshape It, As We Have Already Done With Funerals?

June 28th, 2016

I’ve recently read three excellent books – one a novel – by two NABBW members, both dealing with the topic of widowhood. Life as a widow is not a scenario I’ve ever given much thought to, despite being advised, many decades ago in a collegiate gerontology course, that since women tend to live about five years longer than men, if we don’t want to end up widowed  it’s best to marry a younger man.  (In my defense, I was already married by that time, so couldn’t act on this sage advice.) More recent statistics, provided by WISER, the Women’s Institute... Read More

Meet the new owners of the NABBW and Boomer Women Speak! Anne and Steve Holmes

April 20th, 2010

Introducing… Anne and Steve Holmes Steve and I have been married for 22 years and working together for the last 15 years. We like to have a bit of fun while we work, which is why he calls himself the “High Wizard of WordPress,” though technically his title is “President.” Meanwhile, my titles are “Founder,” and “Boomer Maven.” As for how we manage to work and live together 24/7: we divide the responsibilities: he\’s the tech guy, while I\’m the writer. He looks out for male Boomer interests, while I focus on things female…... Read More