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Kahlo Diary

Happy Birthday, Frida!

Today is the 103rd anniversary of the birth of the acclaimed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo’s birth.  Kahlo’s life offers an inspiring example of how art and creativity can help us live rich and fulfilling lives despite trauma or pain. When she was six years old, Kahlo contracted polio, which left one leg smaller than the […]

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Loving retirement

Sick of the Single Over 50 Stereotype?

“When does a woman go from being single to unmarried?” asks Maureen Dowd in her latest New York Times column.  I don’t know exactly when, but it’s clear that by the time I reached my 50s, I was definitely unmarried.  And it’s also clear that unmarried 50-something women are stereotyped in some pretty unflattering ways.  […]

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