We have now lived over 1 billion 892 million 160 thousand seconds and are now wading through our sixth decade. We know we’re not alone in walking through midlife into our senior years (cough, cough, cough) wondering… 

“When do we start to FEEL old!?” 

No woman considers many things we “gain” through the passage of time to be positive. Here is where you can join us in conversations about ways we’re accepting those things we cannot change (and maybe bitching about it, a little) – and changing those things we can… (and then trying again when at first we don’t succeed… – and maybe  bitching about it, a little).

The first Heels and Tevas Get-Together; 12 December, 2017 (including honorary man-Diva, Jaye’s Dan.

​We’re Barb & Lynnelle.  We’re as different as night and day, or Heels and Tevas.  

  • We’re very good friends.
  • Both of us USED to think 60 was old.
  • Neither of us feel old.  

We know we’re not alone!

2018 is our year for a more simplified and fulfilling year. Please join us.

 

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