Midlife Cabernet: What’s So Funny?

  http://youtu.be/p_oRsQX5i_A The words “Cook in your underwear” aren’t that funny. But in the context of a speech I gave last week to the Idaho Association of School Administrators, the phrase prompted 500 people to spontaneously laugh out loud. For a speaker and an incorrigible clown, it’s a delightful feeling to say a few words […]

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Granny Goes New-Age with Ancient Mantras

After my children grew up (way too quickly) and moved on to make the world a better place, I started a morning ritual of brewing a pot of coffee and reading the newspaper. Over the years, I’ve evolved so now I insert an instant pod of coffee into my coffeemaker and read online sources. That […]

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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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