Author Archives: womenoverfifty

5/28/58

As you know, Oops50 is not a literary blog but a site dedicated to women baby boomers  – a place where we share whatever we feel like.  And today, I want to share an essay, 5/28/58 written by our friend, … Continue reading

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I must be getting old.  Watching the Olympics last night, I found myself doing the following:  worrying about all the potential injuries that those young, driven bodies could sustain (or already have sustained!); suffering through the gymnastic routines with the … Continue reading

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Sadhvi Sez: A Good Summer Read: Saturday Comes: A Novel of Love and Vodou, Mercury is Retrograde, and…

SATURDAY COMES: A NOVEL OF LOVE AND VODOU …I can’t remember the 3rd thin!.  I also can’t remember when I read a book from front to back, but I do know it’s been a long time.  Maybe I just needed … Continue reading

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Getting Back to

I went back to the gym last week.  That’s after gaining back thirty of the ninety-five pounds I lost last year!  It was time.  You can only go for so long saying to yourself things like, “It’s a stressful time: I … Continue reading

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Annice I probably shouldn’t write about pet peeves, I mean who really cares?  But, I need a minute to rant.  Is it just me, or have people in the U.S.  forgotten how to eat with utensils?  And, I’m not talking … Continue reading

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Sadhvi Asks: Where were you in ’62?

SADHVI I just read that The Rolling Stones celebrated 50 years on stage this past Thursday. Yup, 50 years ago on July 12th, 1962, Mick Jagger played his first gig with a band called the Rollin’ Stones (a name they … Continue reading

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Annice It started over a week ago when a dear friend in New Jersey e-mailed me a link to an article that was being discussed on  “Coast to Coast,” a radio show that airs on more than 560 stations in … Continue reading

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Beautiful Women over 50: Vivian Gold

VIVIAN GOLD Vivian Gold is a friend of mine that I met through real estate years ago. She happens to be a gifted massage therapist who lives in Asheville (contact info is below in case you feel like you need … Continue reading

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Oops50: The Recovery Quilt

Minda Brown Jaramillo My sister, Minda, is the Manager of Women and Families Services at Recovery Resources a nonprofit community-based healthcare organization in Cleveland that helps people triumph over mental illness, alcoholism, drug and other addictions. When she told me about the quilt … Continue reading

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Oops! No Discount for Folks over 50 at KMart!

Annice hiding behind sunglasses Well folks, it looks like Oops50.com is in trouble.  So many people are reading our blog, including Kmart (representing Sears Holding Management Co.) lawyers because we got a letter from them electronically and a hard copy … Continue reading

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