Welcome to the inaugural meeting of the 1010 Park Place book club. We will be discussing some fabulous books that remind us to Make Life Count. Our first pick is Holly Robinson’s Folly Cove, a novel about three very different sisters and their formidable mother as they each face a season of change.
I was able to catch up with the author and ask her some questions about this beautiful book. Continue Reading
Recently I attended the funeral of my ex-step-father in-law. I’ll do the math for you: He was my ex-husband’s step-father and one of two grandfathers that my children knew. I realized long ago, learning how to do divorced was going to be an on-going exercise. Continue Reading
Recently a friend told me that she was having an affair. Not long after that, another friend, after a few too many glasses of wine, told me she was living in an emotional and financial house of cards, just waiting for her life to implode. Over and above the immediate concern I had, for my friends, was the feeling of discord and awkwardness that permeated my psyche. I felt like I was privy to too much information and could no longer be objectively neutral in their presence. The problem was (is,) I am equally attached to both friends AND their spouses, and feel vested in the happiness and success of both parties. How do you have a meaningful, or even a superficial conversation with someone when you know a deep secret about them? Continue Reading
Supermodel, Kim Alexis.
Photo by Noel Sutherland.
I’m excited! Wednesday, April 13th, 1010ParkPlace is taking a giant leap forward. While we’re still focused on women over 45, we’re adding some compelling new writers; women who’re focused on making life count. 1010ParkPlace still believes #StyleIsAgeless, but since making life count is what most of us are thinking about at this stage of our lives, we’ve decided #MakingLifeCount should be our new tagline.
Together with you—our readers—1010ParkPlace is spearheading a women’s movement. You may be thinking, “Wasn’t there already a women’s movement?”
Have you ever looked at your rings or other pieces of jewelry and realized they look dull and are in need of cleaning? Here are some tips for the best way to clean your favorite pieces. Continue Reading