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Going Gray And And Loving It: Interview With Maggie Crane

By boomergirl, published on Jan 5, 2009

If you are a woman “of a certain age,” then you know what I’m talking about when I tell you that life is one big change after another. One of the first phases in this metamorphosis of growing older is the graying of one’s hair, not to mention a myriad of other inconveniences that turns you into an “older woman” - putting it ever so mildly.

Growing old doesn’t have to be something to dread. More and more women are claiming that their senior years are the days when they are suddenly set free. No more having to look a certain way for... (more)

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Interview with Historical Fiction Author G.F. Skipworth

By boomergirl, published on Nov 25, 2017

“Edielou Zingarella chose not to marry. Among the possible reasons for avoiding it, she cited neither lack of time nor interest. Indeed, she gave it a great deal of careful thought, sitting up nights for almost two weeks adding and subtracting the numbers, figuring the rate of interest and upkeep costs. She figured the capital lost to the bartenders and the local pool sharks, clothing for the mistress and flowers for the funeral following the discovery of his infidelity…and it just didn’t add up…all that waste was just too much for a well-ordered fiscal mind. In the end, every indication pointed... (more)

Tags: historical fiction, the simpering north dakota literary society, g. f. skipworth, literary society

Interview with Ann Putnam, author of 'Full Moon at Noontide'

By boomergirl, published on Nov 25, 2017

“Writing this now in a rainy light after loss upon loss, a memory comes to me. When I was a teenager, I took voice lessons from Ruth Havstad Almandinger, who gave me exercises and songs I hardly ever practiced. I have wondered why this memory has so suddenly come to me now, and why this, the only song I remember, comes back to me whole and complete:

“Oh! my lover is a fisherman/ and sails on the bright blue river In his little boat with the crimson sail/ sets he out on the dawn each morning With his net so strong/ he fishes all the day long And many are the fish he gathers Oh! My lover... (more)

Tags: memoir, ann putnam, full moon at noontide

Interview with Chris Shella on new book 'Grinding It Out'

By boomergirl, published on Nov 25, 2017

We’re talking books today with Chris Shella, author of Grinding It Out: How to Create a Six-Figure Law Practice. If you’re even thinking about taking the bar, you need to read this book. It is chock full of pointers on how to make your legal practice more successful for you.

Chris is a graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Texas Law School and started his legal career in Long Island, New York at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. He is admitted to the practice of law in New York, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and North Carolina. Shella is also admitted... (more)

Tags: lawyers, chris shella, grinding it out, law practice, lawyer books

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