Senior Stories

The Bevy of Boomer Beauties

Here’s a great idea for all “Women of a Certain Age” During my middle-aged crisis, a “sacred quest” that involved a fervent exploration of Native American rituals, Zen meditation, Goddess mythology, fitness gurus galore, and astrology to name only a few, I tenaciously searched to find the “One True Path” that I would walk for…

Nostalgia Senior Stories

My Red Christmas Coat Remembered

Many years ago when I was seven-years-old, my mother gave me a Christmas coat made of luxuriously soft, red wool. I loved that coat more than anything! It was a three-quarter length brilliant red wool finer than any I’d ever seen. It had four double-breasted, black velvet covered buttons rowed down its bodice. An elegant…


My Funny Valentine

(For all wives fortunate enough to have a Robo-Hub in their lives.) This is the first column by Suddenly Senior reader, MaryAnn McKissick, who also calls herself “Psychochef.” Do you happen to have a remarkable Valentine love in your life who, bless-his-little-pea-pickin’ heart, try as he will, (And he always will try!) never seems to…

Senior Stories

The Day Mother Became Millie

I was raised in a tiny township buried in the hills, high in the Castanea Mountains of Appalachia in rural Pennsylvania during the middle of the last century. A single narrow, stone and concrete bridge over the often flooded Bald Eagle Creek provided our only through connection to the rest of the world. My big…


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