Getting Older Is Fun!

“I never knew getting older would be so much fun!” said an elderly woman in a little video I saw online this week. She took up art late in life and was showing off some of her paintings and jewelry creations. Despite her age and slowly going blind, she was enthusiastic about her endeavors and clearly revels in her unexpected accomplishments. I, too, couldn’t be happier with my life. I always dreamed of being an author, and now... Read More

Women’s Wisdom Is Finalist

Kathleen’s book Women’s Wisdom: Pass It On! was selected as a Finalist in the 2016 International Book Awards (Self-help/Motivational category). To learn more about the awards, go to  It’s an honor to have the book recognized at this... Read More

Staying Optimistic in a Crazy World

Terrorism, Washington gridlock, climate change, mass shootings, famine and poverty, never-ending wars in the middle east. By now, you may be thinking, “Tell me again why I should be optimistic?” What impact do these issues and others have on you? How do they make you feel? I know what they do for me: worry about the world I’m leaving for my little granddaughters. Sometimes I feel small, impotent, helpless, hopeless, depressed.... Read More

Aging Is Not Lost Youth

“Aging is not ‘lost youth’ but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” ~ Betty Friedan As women, we often waste a lot of time lamenting the fact that we’re no longer young. We miss having men notice us when we walk in a room or down the street; in fact, we often start feeling invisible. Yet the mature decades offer us opportunities we never had when we were younger. We’re smart, educated, experienced, healthy, and connected to the... Read More

Free Summer Books

Our publisher, Nancy Cleary of Wyatt-MacKenzie, is offering a free book every day for more than a month starting July 1, 2015. Second Blooming for Women will be free on July 23. You can check out the books at:     Happy reading! Read More

Everlasting Grief

My husband and I went nowhere yesterday, sticking close to home and each other. Some days just can’t be shared. June 28, 1976, our son, Robert Lee Logan, was born. He was not healthy and died the next day, June 29. You’d think that after all these years it might be a distant, less painful, memory, but every year his death comes rushing back with full force. We lost our child; now we are faced with the loss of his never-to-be... Read More