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Author Archives: Carolyn Mason

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Family & Friends

What I’ve Learned About Making Friends in My 50s

I never thought the act of finding friends was something I’d have to plan and execute. Why would I? In my experience, friends came to me. In college, new friends came with the dorm. Marriage brought couple friends and work friends and eventually friends from having babies at the same… Read More
  • Carolyn Mason |
  • April 19, 2018
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Books and TV

8 Books by Women Who Reinvented Themselves 

If necessity is the mother of invention, impeding irrelevance is the mother of reinvention. And nobody knows reinvention like women in their 40s and 50s. Whether you're looking for a little self-help, a bit of inspiration, or just a few laughs along the way, you'll find them in this list… Read More
  • Carolyn Mason |
  • March 15, 2018
Hair

Gray Hair, Don’t Care

I am a serial hair stylist cheater. As such, I’ve had the opportunity to ask colorist after colorist if I should embrace gray hair. Of course, asking a hairdresser if you should go gray in lieu of continuing to color your blondish/brown locks is like asking a barista if you should go cold turkey… Read More
  • Carolyn Mason |
  • September 20, 2016

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