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  • 52 Real Women

    Hanging Up The Phone

    As a newspaper reporter, I had always prided myself on investing myself completely in my work. For nearly 11 years, I’d found the job extremely fulfilling. But over ...

    July 18, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Tweezing is for Splinters

    Today I looked into the mirror and decided to take care of something that had been bothering me. This “thing” only bothered me when I looked in the ...

    July 11, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    What Do You Pursue?

    This past week, I was chatting with a fellow entrepreneur friend about the large strides that have been made for women in the workplace. Yes, we still face ...

    June 20, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Waiting To Be Wise

    Growing up is probably the hardest thing I’ve had to deal with yet and I’m lucky that I can say that’s the hardest thing so far in my ...

    June 13, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Open Letter to the Stroller Mom

    I see you in the neighborhood, your toddler strapped into a stroller, a cellphone glued to your ear, and I feel it once again — the huge gulf ...

    June 6, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    It’s Really Never Too Late

    I have always known I was a late bloomer, but when it happened, it was worth the wait. I started practicing yoga in my mid forties to help ...

    May 30, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Beautiful Character

    “Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident and riches take wings, only one thing endures and that is character.” -Horace Greeley For many, the American dream of success ...

    May 23, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    All Aboard

    I confess.  I’m a semi-closeted heavy metal fan.  Very few people know that I enjoy everything from Led Zeppelin to Ozzy, but I do.  I bring this up for ...

    May 16, 2016
  • 52 Real Women

    Be Everything!

    In the early 1900s, my grandmother, Helen, (Valedictorian of her high school class) – had few opportunities.  Her place in life was to grow, marry, have children, and ...

    May 9, 2016