Posted by Anne Taulane | Aug 15, 2018
Posted by Jess Downey | Jul 11, 2018
What We Love
Sometimes you need to dig your feet in the sand on your beach vacation and nearly burst from hysterical peals of laughter while you read about someone else’s often-hilarious, sometimes preposterous life. Samantha Irby takes self-deprecating to another level. She lets us disappear into her absurd, heartfelt, and occasionally heartbreaking life, and we love her for it.
Very quietly, the Tina Fey-produced Netflix show starring Ellie Kemper and Tituss Burgess has consistently nailed the sweetness/satire bullseye. When you just want to forget all of your real problems, you can drop into Kimmy and Tituss’s fake ones, in a world that’s weirdly compelling and often hilarious.
Maybe I’m biased because I know all the thought and care that goes into every bead on each sandal, but I am so glad the weather is hot so I can wear my gorgeous, handmade Wazi shoes. The fact that a portion of the proceeds supports nursing scholarships in East Africa makes me happy every time I slip them on.
Real Woman Happenings
It was Linda Martin’s lifelong dream to open her own clothing boutique, and at age 62—after retiring from a 40-year career in human resources—she did just that. Now, she’s on a mission to inspire other women to chase their dreams, too.Read More
A new breast cancer study delivers life-changing results for many women diagnosed with the disease. Dr. Erica Linden breaks down this groundbreaking trial and shares how it will impact breast cancer treatment.Read More
Sports writer Dana O’Neil was a Villanova basketball beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News for almost a decade before moving to ESPN in 2009. So, when the team hit a buzzer-beater to win the championship in 2016 after a 31-year drought, she seized the moment.Read More
The reasons you may decide to go vegetarian can include everything from religious restrictions to health concerns, ethical issues with the treatment of animals to environmental impact. But whatever the impetus for the change, be clear on why and how you’ll make it happen. Here’s a running start to both.Read More
For many of us, the suicide of 55-year-old fashion designer Kate Spade, likely influenced by years fighting severe depression in the dark, was a shocking reminder how overpowering and unrelenting mental disorders can be. Can we do better for people with depression, and can it ever be enough to save them?Read More
For Kelly Germann, 49, hiking the Appalachian Trail was a lifelong dream. What she thought would be an intense physical challenge turned out to be a test of wills and a bumpy path to deep self-discovery.Read More