Out of the Pumpkin Shell Author: Nancy Werking Poling Website: http://www.nancypoling.com Reviewed By: Anne Holmes for the NABBW This is a book every woman facing midlife should read. It is a story about two recently retired friends, Elise and Hattie (“Hat”), who have just ended (more like imploded) their Chicago school-teaching careers. Leery of the future, especially the part about their impending menopause, they decide to take a journey to Bryson Mills, Indiana, birthplace of Elise\’s mother, Rose. Elise wants to make the trip in order to confront some unfinished family business.... Read More