Publishers Weekly Says Midlife Cabernet is “Laugh-out-Loud Funny”

GION COMICS AUDIO WEB EXCLUSIVE PW SELECT SEARCH Midlife Cabernet: Life, Love & Laughter After Fifty Elaine Ambrose. Mill Park Publishing, $12 paper (224p) ISBN 978-0-9883980-7-8 Ambrose faces the frights, frustrations, and fancies of aging in this refreshingly honest and laugh-out-loud funny survival guide for middle-aged women. Infusing her prose with sarcastic dark humor, the author offers homespun recommendations on dating […]

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Midlife Cabernet: The Confident Curmudgeon

I’ve been attending conferences and conventions for more than 40 years, beginning in high school with the Future Homemakers of America (FHA) State Convention. Back then, I took a spiral notebook and a pen, and the sessions advised us how to organize our future homes and volunteer in the local community. This week I’m at […]

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Yes, I Know the Way to San Jose…

Of course, I’m not packed. Of course, I have no idea what to wear. Of course, my to-do list is too long to finish today. But, tomorrow I’ll fly out early for San Jose to the BlogHer conference. My intention is to absorb the energy and fuel my blogs for at least another decade.

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Yes, I Will Fly Again

Civilized people are shocked at the reports of the intentional murders of the passengers and crew of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. What was gained from the evil attack? What admirable show of force was accomplished through causing the naked body of a dead women to fall through a peasant’s roof? Is this all part of […]

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The Joy of Cooking (Twice a Month)

            Because I like to eat, I like to cook. But I’m older, wiser, and my children are grown, so I only touch a pan once or twice a week. And during the summer months when Studley grills outside, I can go an entire month without opening a single cookbook. […]

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Midlife Cabernet: Kitty T-Shirt Causes Cat Fight

  Skinny reality-TV starlet Bethenny Frankel recently posted a photo of herself wearing her 4-year-old daughter’s kitty pajamas. She looked cute. I wiggled into my 7-year-old granddaughter’s t-shirt from the same brand. I looked like a sweating stuffed sausage from a midlife horror movie. The scaredy cat stretched across my ample bosom yelped “Goodbye!” instead of […]

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Podcast: The Midlife Laughter Challenge

My podcast entitled “The Midlife Laughter Challenge” has been published at JenningsWire. Click the link below to read the full post and listen to the audio. Elaine Ambrose, who through her books, blogs, and speaking engagements, encourages women over fifty to discover the happiness that comes from having a consistent laughter routine. Her new book, […]

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My Guest Blog on The Writer Revived   Elizabeth Flora Ross is my new best friend. The Summer Series – Elaine Ambrose As I was approaching my Summer Series this year, I decided to do something a little different. In addition to inviting specific writers (I always have some in mind), I put out a call via social media to see […]

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