Our lives grow simpler as we grow more complex. Sep 06, Kate rated it did not like it Shelves: read-in Our bodies are worthy of the tenderest of touches, worthy of the emerald days, amethyst dusks, and ruby dawns, worthy of rambles in beautiful places, worthy of white silk, worthy of dark chocolate. And that quote should be centered, but GoodReads doesn't accept the center command.
Nov 14, Douglas Lord rated it it was ok. Herrick Boise: A Global Community in the West celebrates the collective joys and hard-learned wisdom of femininity in lush, poetic prose that often borders on precious. Although confident "I am nothing but adrenaline and exuberance" , she does not provide how-to. The final chapter should have come first, as it explains that Herrick can't have children.
Find reviews of books for men at Books for Dudes, Books for Dudes , the online reader's advisory column for men from Library Journal. Copyright Library Journal. Jul 14, Carrie rated it it was ok. I think The Last Girls is a better book dealing with a similar demographic.
There are snippets of biography, elements of poetry, insights and wisdom, and definitely parts that are quite humorous.
I can see that this might be a book to reread when I am 50 rather than 30, though the woman's voice -- the writer-- se I think The Last Girls is a better book dealing with a similar demographic. I can see that this might be a book to reread when I am 50 rather than 30, though the woman's voice -- the writer-- seems less like a something than it does an older woman. Feb 06, Dundee Library added it Shelves: staff-favs-bonnie. A collection of thoughts, memories, poems, and ideas gathered and discussed by a group of four women in their "Glory Years.
I thought the book would be funny and uplifting. It was not. However, it gave me many ideas to ponder about life and the situations we all encounter along the way. I enjoyed it e A collection of thoughts, memories, poems, and ideas gathered and discussed by a group of four women in their "Glory Years. I enjoyed it even though it was not at all what I expected it to be. Feb 05, Amanda rated it liked it. Well, I liked it! It's an autobiographical telling of the author's experiences and take on being in her 50s, and yes, it rambled a bit, and yes, she's wordy, but her heart came through as quite clearly compassionate and empathetic, a Glory Years woman who has been through the ringer and lived to not only tell about it, but to encourage others through their journeys as well.
Not a 5 star book, but certainly not less than a 3, either. Mar 16, Treasure rated it it was ok Shelves: grown-up-books. A glimpse, perhaps, into my future as I age. A very spiritual look at aging in women. I had expected more of a humorous books of adventures in aging, and instead got a sproadically serious, humorous, general, spiritual, personal account of aging. The spiritual stuff was not well grounded in What really prompted the two stars is that she uses the same adjectives over and over, often in the same or following sentence-- I was hoping for more variety and less repetition.
Oct 23, Connie T. Shelves: adult , non-fiction. I loved this book so much I bought a copy! I can definitely relate to all the author has to say. Jul 12, Karissa rated it did not like it. Would not recommend It was short enough that I got through it in two evenings though. Mar 30, Dana rated it really liked it. Dec 26, Pat rated it really liked it. A very interesting read about women in their Glory Years - 50s and on. It was relaxing for me and comforting at the same time. I could have finished it in a day but for the Christmas holidays.
Jul 29, Lee Ann added it. Random thoughts published in biographical form. I am not sure how I felt about this book. I enjoyed some parts, but don't really understand the tthe point of the book. Aug 05, Carrie added it. A woman's story in prose and poetry. Barbara rated it it was ok Sep 11, Book Description Conari Press,U. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Divided into five parts, each one explores different themes: Seeing midlife crisis as an adamant search for joyDiscovering opportunities for women to appreciate their bodiesExploring multiple facets of loveLetting go of the bad stuff to relish "what light there is"The Blackberry Tea Club offers stories of adventure, food, spirit, and the community of women in their Glory Years.
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