The Memoirist
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The Memoirist

She Was Famous & Prolific and Wrote About the Laughter, Love and Adventures of Her 70th year. I’m Neither, But I Wrote About Mine Anyway

Photo credit: David Hough . . .Smiling, but not finding much joy in the Country of Old Age

Turning seventy threw me for a loop in a way that no other milestone birthday had done.

While fifty triggers a midlife crisis for many, it didn’t bother me at all. I had a huge party, wore a short flouncy black dress and swanned around…

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Janice Macdonald

Janice Macdonald

At 68, I started a new chapter in my life: I moved to France. Alone. It turned out to be quite the page-turner. Still is — even when age insists on a part.