It’s Fashion Flash Monday!

fashion flash logoThis week Marylou of Second Lives Club is hosting  Fashion Flash.  Before  age fifty  there  seems to an established  playbook, a life map with clearly defined markers. From learning to read  in first grade to learning to drive at 18, there are expected  mileposts to  follow.  From the first day of high chool to the first dance at your wedding  we know what is expected of us.  to follow.  Then after raising a family,  the  trail seems to come to a dead end. Enter Second Lives  CLub to provide a map for the second fifty years.  With interviews of  dynamic women  who created  a fulfilling second  life, this  wonderful site  provides both inspiration and guidence.

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Its Fashion Flash Monday!

This week the host of Fashion Flash is Jackie of Aging Backwards.   Jackie   is in her mid fifties, wears knee high boots, short desses and has long gorgeous “Kate Middleton” brown hair.  But  what I think what really makes Jackie seem decades  younger is her positive, life embracing attitude.  She has an infectious enthusiasm  for life  that she carries over to the topics she covers on her blog and on posts that appear on Style Goes Strong and the Examiner. We can  go the same event and she  will find  a great tid bit or new product  that  went  right past me.   I’ve come to believe that  a youthful attitude and curiosity   have a huge  impct on her deceptively young appearance.  

As the decades go by,  life happens.  We become disappointed in  love,  struggle with  our children,  and lose both jobs and friends.  These  … Continue Reading…