Life's Spices From Seasoned sistahs is a collection of stories and poetry by mature women of color. They tell of life experiences including self-esteem, maturing, aging death, marriage, friendship, and more. These women speak of triumphs, joys and sorrows, that are experienced by all women. These truths strengthens the fact that all women experience life in similar ways no matter what their culture. Through these short stories women bond with other women, gaining courage, strentgth and support from other women who have endured similar life events.
About the Author
This Collection of stories was meticulously gathered and skillfully edited by Vicki Ward to bring to light the voices of women of color, through events in their lives. This book was honored with three awards, and has been used at colleges and universities in Women's Studies and psychology courses for over 5 years. She authored Savvy, Sassy, and Bold After 50, A Midlife Rebirth, a handbook targeted for maturing women. It includes reports from medical and financial professionals with timely information on aging, money management and retirement planning. In 2013 she will publish More of Life's Spices, Seasoned Sistah's Keepin' It Real volume II in the series of women's stories, and Supercharge Your Life After 60. This book amplifies the many changes in the lives of individuals between 60 and 70, highlighting retirement, Social Security, Medicare and more. Additionally, it is full of supportive information, on retirement, aging, life changes, creating new life goals, and more. It has been hailed by professionals in the business of life planning as a valuable tool to assist organizations, families, and individuals understand and manage aging issues.