Maggie is a college professor. She teaches Writing and Literature and lives on a small farm in the Shenandoah Valley, VA. Her novel, Across the Blue Ridge Mountains, is under consideration for the Pen Faulkner award. She is not going gently into the good night of aging, but she is trying.

Latest Posts By Maggie Marangione

6 days ago

To Date or Not to Date, Is That Really the Question?

I have been divorced for 15 years and in that time period I have had three two-year relationships and many dates. Relationship #1 ended in his unexpected death. #2 ended because he bored me into a coma, #3 was with a musician 13 years younger…

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2 weeks ago

Embracing a Different Kind of Bad-Ass Aging

I got old too soon. I know what you are thinking, don’t we all. But I really did, or at least I felt like I did. Menopause at 46, debilitating arthritis that is causing my joints to be replaced, and let’s not even begin to talk about what happened to my middle…

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