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The Love You Take Is Equal to the Love You Make

It’s kind of weird to be in the midst of a divorce on Valentine’s Day, a holiday I have mixed feelings about anyway. This year, I’m recognizing it as an opportunity to get all gushy over my friends and family. Plus, Grace’s artwork is piling up. So we decided to recycle AND spread the love by cutting hearts out from …

Vanessa McGradyThe Love You Take Is Equal to the Love You Make

Fun: Adelaide Gives Back the Mink, etc.

Instead of working on a proper blog post for today I spent the time watching the Frank Sinatra/Marlon Brando version of Guys and Dolls. Interesting meditation on good/bad, marriage/single, faith/luck, religion/spirit. Do you think the messages hold up from 1938? Vivian Blaine, whom I suspect was verging on 40licious as Adelaide, stole it all away.

Vanessa McGradyFun: Adelaide Gives Back the Mink, etc.

Fun: Wilhelmina Model Search Seeks Foxy Women Over 40

Feelin’ foxy? The Wilhelmina modeling agency is holding a modeling contest for women over 40. In a way it’s a little sad that there actually has to be this classification — after all, why can’t they just all be models? And I’m pretty sure the model they have there isn’t over 40, but whatever. Here you go, if you’re up …

Vanessa McGradyFun: Wilhelmina Model Search Seeks Foxy Women Over 40

Fun: March Madness for Women over 40 Who Play Basketball, Don’t Keep Score

Heather Stevens-Kittner looks to pass off the ball during a women’s basketball league game at the Jewish Community Center in Fairfax. (For The Washington Post) I loved this story from the Washington Post, about  a basketball league for women in their 40s through 60s that began in 1991. “It’s the game in its purest form. We love this game,” Heather …

Vanessa McGradyFun: March Madness for Women over 40 Who Play Basketball, Don’t Keep Score
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40lcious Fun: Ole Skool Crew Keeps on Dancing

You can have your Lakers Girls. We’ll take some women, please. As in The Ole Skool Crew, a troupe of women in their 40s and older who perform at the WNBA Sparks and other basketball games. The remind us that the party is far from over. “Women all around the world, no matter your age, you can get together and …

Vanessa McGrady40lcious Fun: Ole Skool Crew Keeps on Dancing