Articles written by: Marcia Barhydt

Marcia Barhydt Bio At 64, Marcia Barhydt started writing for women over 50. A retired flight attendant who is now self-employed as a writer, she is embracing this part of her life, especially the whimsy of writing. Marcia is a regular contributor to WE Magazine for Women, Kalon Women, BoomerCafe and Women's Post. Marcia's new book, Celebrate Age! is a collection of her thoughts, rants, raves and wisdoms learned after 50. Visit www.willowtree.ca

Women of a Certain Age

THE WOMEN OF “MAKERS”

There’s an extraordinary new group of women coming together to lend their visibility and wisdom to all of us women boomers who have lived through the Feminist Movement. The name of this group is Makers and their name refers to a 3 hour documentary which they have made, MAKERS: Women […]

YOU ARE, YOU ARE NOT
Women of a Certain Age

YOU ARE, YOU ARE NOT

by Marcia Barhydt When I see a photo or poster or document that catches my attention, I save it and I bet you do the same. Well, sometimes it backfires on me. Recently I found something that I’d saved, a short, one page writing called You Are, You Are Not. […]

The Body is Not an Apology
Beauty / Self-confidence

The Body is Not an Apology

As I was scrolling through Facebook recently, I came upon a page called The Body is Not an Apology. We all think that our bodies are way less than perfect, so I had a look at this group. I was so delighted at what I saw; it’s about an acceptance, […]

VICTORIA’S SECRET LOVE MY BODY CAMPAIGN VS DOVE CAMPAIGN FOR REAL BEAUTY
Beauty / Beauty and Style

VICTORIA’S SECRET LOVE MY BODY CAMPAIGN VS DOVE CAMPAIGN FOR REAL BEAUTY

Woman of a Certain Age, by Marcia Barhydt I recently saw a post on Facebook comparing the models of Victoria’s Secret with the models of the Dove Campaign for Real Beauty. The photos stopped me in my track! If you visit this page, you’ll see what I’m talking about… https://www.facebook.com/WillowWords […]

My Oldest Friend
Women of a Certain Age

My Oldest Friend

by Marcia Barhydt, Women of a Certain Age Do you have lots of friends? Or just a few? Would you like to make more friends at this stage of your life? I have a friend who I call my ‘oldest’ friend because I’ve known her since high school. And it’s […]

Relationships / Women and Dating / Women of a Certain Age

Women of a Certain Age, Rejection and a Seasoned Woman

I’ve been reading “Sex and the Seasoned Women” by Gail Sheehy. Remember “Passages”? That was her famous book about the defined stages we need to pass through in our lives. At the time she wrote that book, it was cutting edge thinking. Now? We’ve learned and accepted what she said […]

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