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Dana lives in Seattle, and Tracie lives in Germany. We are businesswomen, writers and humorists. We write about life, dating, and today's modern women.

In Memoriam in the Menopausebarbee Monday Spotlight

As 2013 draws to an end, we Menopausebarbees would like to shine the Menopausebarbee Monday Spotlight on just a few of the people who impacted our lives and are no longer with us as well as a few things that are if not already gone, are certainly on their way out.

Nelson Mandela

Actors Joan Fontaine, Jean Stapleton, Peter O’Toole, James Gandolfini, Paul Walker, Marcia Wallace, Dennis Farina, Karin Black

World famous psychic Sylvia Browne

Motocross star Kurt Caselli

Astronaut Scott Carpenter

Brilliant American author Tom Clancy, crime writer Elmore Leonard

Master keyboardist George Duke, Chris Kelly member of the iconic 1990’s rap duo Kris Kross;

Rock icon Lou Reed
Former heavyweight champ Tommy Morrison

Pioneering White House correspondent Helen Thomas

Film critic Roger Ebert

Former Prime Minister to Britain Margaret Thatcher

Encyclopedias, the yellow pages, paper maps, those fit in the palm of your hand sized film cameras, travel agents, VCRs and VHS tapes and perhaps one of our greatest losses:
the hand written letter.Maybe this one can be revived.

Let’s hope we get the memo.
2013 Tracie Frank Mayer