Category Archive: Blog

Jul 23 2014

B. Lynn Goodwin – Finding Your Path

B. Lynn Goodwin, Women At Woodstock friend, author of You Want Me to Do WHAT? Journaling for Caregivers, and Editor of Writer Advice, is a featured expert on Inspire Me Today’s Ask a Luminary series. is a free website that shares inspiration from global thought leaders each and every day. The Ask a Luminary series …

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Jul 04 2014

Ivy Menchel on Marriage & Estate Planning for the Same Sex Couple

  Ivy Menchel was interviewed this week about “Prenups and Estate Planning for the Same Sex Couple” on the weekly program Coffee Break With Sabra. During the talk, Ivy discusses valuable and timely information about the impact of new laws on marriage and estate planning. Two ways to listen to the interview – Phone: Dial-in …

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Jul 03 2014

I never signed up for this: Darryle Pollack at TEDx

I had the pleasure of finally meeting Darryle in person last Saturday, after having talked with her online and by phone on and off for the last year!  As with so many women I’ve connected with through my work with Women At Woodstock, meeting Darryle for the first time was like meeting an old friend …

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Jun 26 2014

Celebration Sale at BOOM! by Cindy Joseph

Boom by Cindy Joseph has a new shopping cart feature on their website! To celebrate, Cindy is having a SALE on all cosmetics. Enjoy 10% through July 1st at midnight – just enter coupon code BOOM10 at checkout. Shop Boom! by Cindy Joseph here.

Jun 24 2014

Tuesday Lunch: A film about friendship, the women’s movement and a family of choice

Tuesday Lunch is a beautiful documentary film, written, directed, and produced by Women At Woodstock alum Diane Stark. The film centers on the group of women who formed Diane’s mother’s core group of friends and who have been meeting on Tuesdays since 1969. It traces over four decades of friendship through the best and most …

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Jun 24 2014

Boomer Women Living Together – On Feisty Side of Fifty

Recently Eileen Williams contacted me about scheduling an interview with Karen Venable, founder of Roommates4Boomers (and my social media marketing client) – and I was honored when Karen asked me to join her on that call. We had a great conversation on Feisty Side of Fifty about Boomer women living together, community, and how Roommates4Boomers …

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Jun 22 2014

I Was On HuffPost Live! Talking About “Doing What You Love”

I was thrilled to be interviewed on HuffPost Live a few weeks ago, in a segment called “Doing What You Love Isn’t Just For Millennials.”  No s#%!  Most of the boomers I know are absolutely blossoming into their lives - whether it be by starting a new business, changing careers, turning to creative expression, or just plain enjoying …

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Jun 20 2014

This. Is. What. It’s. All. About. The Holstee Manifesto.

I try to explain what Women At Woodstock experiences are about. Are they spiritual retreats? No, not exactly. Conferences? Definitely not. A series of workshops? Yes, but that is certainly not all of it. A reinvention exercise? Kind of, but it’s not like we all decide to change our careers or our marriages, if that’s …

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Jun 17 2014

Bobbi Palmer’s Upcoming Dating Events

Single women of SoCal- there are TWO amazing events coming up that you need to know about. Not surprisingly, Date Like a GrownUp founder & coach, and Women At Woodstock presenter, Bobbi Palmer, is behind both of them. A brief overview of the events is below with links and info on how to register. First up: …

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Jun 14 2014

The Last Conversation I Had With My Father

I’ll never forget the last conversation I had with my father. It lasted about two years. It started when he was in his early 80′s.  Still active and still sharp, he was nevertheless, I think, turning inward, deep in his memories.  He began repeating his life stories of near-misses, ridiculous foibles, triumphs, and defeats each time we spoke. Every successive …

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