Crossroads: Choosing the Path to Ignorance

January 25, 2015 by Nancy Weber


At one fork in her life’s road, our resident contrarian, Nancy Weber, took the wrong path—and, of course, she relishes telling us about her life-altering mistake.

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Molly Fisk on Keeping Secrets

January 24, 2015 by Molly Fisk


By Molly Fisk

I want grocery aisles and church pews and minor-league baseball bleachers to fill with the sound of spilled secrets. Tell them all, and then take a deep breath. No guilt allowed.

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Molly Fisk: A Whiter Shade of Pale

January 17, 2015 by Molly Fisk


By Molly Fisk

A complicated morning for our Molly.

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Fashion Friday: The Gray Scale

January 16, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Dare we say, gray is the new black?

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Betty Buckley: “I Forgot to Get My Cutting Horse”

January 13, 2015 by Alexandra MacAaron


By Alexandra MacAaron

Singer/actress Betty Buckley finds riding horses a good antidote to life in the limelight. “Horses are very spiritual,” she says. “They have an incredible emotional bond with human beings; there’s a tremendous, profound empathy between horses and humans that is very healing.” This is a refreshing contrast to a career in an industry filled with pigeonholing, constant judgment, and gossip.

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Molly Fisk on Crying

January 10, 2015 by Molly Fisk


By Molly Fisk

I don’t think I’m losing my mind. I just get overwhelmed for no reason by the urge to cry.
Maybe this is one of the functions of women my age: It’s our job to cry the unshed tears for whatever needs to be mourned.

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Things We Resolve NOT to Do in the New Year

January 9, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change


Resolve: Not to die (loved ones included). And there shall be absolutely no talking about body parts at dinner.

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Molly Fisk: Give Me a Break!

January 3, 2015 by Molly Fisk


By Molly Fisk

I wrestle with the strangely compelling idea that I deserve some sort of break. I don’t know if this is because I’m white, or American, or was raised upper-middle class, or all of the above, but it comes over me quickly, and with great force.

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Fashion Friday: Online Fashion Sites for Women, Run by Women

January 2, 2015 by Women's Voices For Change

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A new crop of e-tailers founded by women entrepreneurs is staking claim in the $54 billion apparel e-commerce market. We’ve highlighted the top three of our favorite online fashion sites that have at their helm women whose taste, vision, and business and technological savvy are redefining the industry of online shopping.

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Twerking, Flirting, Pole Dancing: Dr. Pat Reflects on the Vows She Made Last Year

January 1, 2015 by Patricia Allen


By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

“I chose a great many ‘age inappropriate’ resolutions as my focus for 2014, and made some changes in my life . . . but also found that wishing it so won’t necessarily make it so. And sometimes that isn’t such a bad thing.”

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Molly Fisk: Pick a Word for the Year

January 1, 2015 by Molly Fisk


By Molly Fisk

In January, we should be sitting in front of the fire reading books or dozing, like the big mammals we are. Choosing a word for the year doesn’t go against the seasonal requirements of our inner grizzly.

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What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?

December 30, 2014 by Roz Warren


New Year’s Eve plans, from the exultant (“Getting married on New Year’s Eve has long been a dream of ours that finally came together”) to the sour (“I make it my mission to go to bed before the ball drops.”)

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Molly Fisk on the Languorous Lull

December 27, 2014 by Molly Fisk


By Molly Fisk

What this time of year always makes me think of is the lull in those old black-and-white French movies after a torrid sex scene, when the two lovers lean back into their pillows and light cigarettes.

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Fashion Friday: Designing Your 2015

December 26, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


A well-designed year suggests a well-designed life. In this week’s Fashion Friday we share top ways for you to get organized and ready to confront 2015 with style and poise and tech savvy.

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The Holiday That Still Delights

December 25, 2014 by Women's Voices For Change


Even after 40 or 50 or 60 Christmases, family traditions can still warm the heart.

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