Tag Archive: bloggers

I’m Going to BlogHer ’14 – Why You Should, Too

I am being compensated by BlogHer to write about my experiences at the BlogHer conferences. My first BlogHer conference was in New York. That was in 2012. I knew absolutely no one who was going. No one. I had some online connections who I was looking forward to meeting in person, though. And some of those women are…

My Son Heard Gunshots at a Party #louderthanguns

Sometimes it seems to me that Arizona is the last of the wild west, especially when it comes to guns. As a state with virtually no regulations on gun possession or purchases and a very angry sheriff running it’s most populous county ,  Arizona is a powder keg, combining the population’s love of firearms with a “get…

Boobs. A Conversation.

My midlife blogger friends and I talk about a lot of things. We talk about getting older. We talk about our sex lives – good, bad or nonexistent. We talk about our kids – but not as often as mommy bloggers. We talk about writing techniques, social media, and blogging tools. We talk about books…

What Would You Tell Your Twenty Year Old Self?

What would I tell my 20 year old self? Oh my goodness, where to begin. The problem would be getting her to listen to me, because she didn’t like to hear any advice or criticism. She was very sensitive, that girl. At 20, she was a confusing mix of arrogance and anxiety. Up until very…

Seventies Rockers, Bloggers – the True Voices of Their Times?

Recently we were invited to a showing of “Who Shot Rock and Roll,” an exhibition or rock and roll photography at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles. We were given a tour by Gail Buckland, the curator of the exhibit and author of Who Shot Rock and Roll. Her insights and experiences with…