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March 2015
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I am a clothes horse. I love clothes. I love dressing up. I love putting outfits together. I love the treasure hunt of shopping for treasures in thrift stores, which I do whenever I can and wherever I am. I love the color of clothes, the feel of them on my skin or on someone else's. I love the art, the presentation, the palpable energy, the subliminal messages, and sublime effect of clothes and how they are worn.


I come from a family of women who love clothes and men who know about and appreciate clothes - both on women and on themselves. Dandies, if you will. I guess we come by our "apparelphilia" (I made that word up!) legitimately. My maternal grandfather was a tailor in Russian Poland, and he continued his trade when he arrived in Cleveland as a political refugee by way of Siberia (where he and my Grandmother were activist prisoners after the 1905 revolution). He helped to organize the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, the ILGWU. Though I never saw him in person, in his pictures he was definitely a Dapper Dan 


As was my grandmother. I never saw my gramma when she wasn't fully dressed and done up in a corset, a dress, stockings, fluffy coif, clip on earrings, and lipstick. My favorite rainy day occupation when I stayed with her over school vacations was going through her dresser drawers - with her approval, of course. What a treasure trove! A sacred altar of adornment. Her drawers were deliciously fragrant with sachet and powder. Exploring them was the height of sensual delight as I opened each silk box filled with perfectly pressed hankies, with white gloves of every length, with fabulous costume jewelry, all to be caressed ever so carefully. I still have and still wear much of her jewelry.


When I was in junior high school I babysat for the 3-year old son of the couple across the street. He was a chef and owner of the only French restaurant in town. She was the hostess. It was a fancy restaurant in the late 50s, which meant that she wore the elegant cocktail dresses of the time. She was French, wore a chignon and a single pearl in each ear, and was the epitome of sophisticated French chic. And her closet! Yes, I confess. As soon as they drove off I stood in rapture, worshipping at the shrine of her colorful collection of silk, satin, crepe, organza, and sequined cocktail dresses. I enjoyed that indulgence more than the fancy little chocolate bon bons her husband would leave for me.

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My mother, too, was meticulous in her presentation. Every time we went out together she would spend a great deal of time accessorizing,choosing the perfect earring or necklace or shoe to complete her outfit. Sometimes it was fun and sometimes irritating, but I have to admit I do the same thing. It is not  about being matchy matchy, or style conscious, but about finding just the right subtle balance and flow, creating an empowering energy, that expresses your best Self. This focus on external affect is not about fashion nor vanity, but about stepping into the world with intention and with confidence and centeredness. It is not about hiding, but but about wearing your unique and essential spirit on the outside. Waving the flag of your true colors. 


When I was really young I made all the clothes for my paper dolls, eschewing the ready made ones that you were supposed to cut out. I also made clothes for my other dolls using scraps from my mother's rag box and collection of buttons and ribbons. When I first moved to New York at 20, I worked as an assistant in a Hassidic day care center, went to college at night, and designed and sewed fabulous velvet palazzo pants with embroidered gold hippie trim on the cuffs for a boutique in Greenwich Village until they ripped off my designs and had their own Puerto Rican seamstresses stitch them up on the cheap.


In my thirties I turned my love of clothes into art. I created what I called the Salvation Sensation Cheek Boutique, a vintage shop in my loft. I collected clothes in thrift shops on my many travels and altered them in some way - added or took away collars or sleeves or changed some decorative detail. Shopping was by appointment. We would drink sherry and play dress up. The experience served as a sort of therapy, too. Not retail therapy, but working and playing with issues of Self-esteem and Self-expression. People came to for help in creating costumes to wear to divorce court, for example, or for a 50s theme sock hop, or whatever. I also rented period clothes to theater and film companies. I even hosted mending parties where folks brought the pile of stuff they had been meaning to fix. I supplied lots of threads, scissors, and notions, as well as tea, sherry, and music. We sat ensconced in comfortable cushions in a soothing domestic environment. We mended our clothes and tended our frayed spirits.


In that same decade I did a healing ritual project at Manhattan Psychiatric Center. I collected clothes that the donors felt were lucky or soothing or healing. On Memorial day, I sat with patients and doctors tearing all these energy-filled clothes into bandage strips in honor of all the women who tore all the bandages for all the wars all through time. Then I spent three weeks tying strips of this healing cloth onto the trees and bushes on the hospital grounds - one for every patient and staff member, 5,160 in all. My friend and colleague Sarah Jenkins took pictures of each item of clothing and of the entire ritual process. These pictures, along with the project journal I kept, became my book, Dressing Our wounds in Warm Clothes. 


In the Queen of My Self workshops that I have been leading over the past decade, the most common concern I hear expressed by the women who participate is that they feel or are afraid to feel, invisible. And this is not just imagined. We have been told that we need to tone down our style as we age. Be less bold in our appearance. Less creative. Less expressive. Less. Much less. We are threatening, you see. The strong and competent mature woman who is in charge is scary to the status quo. We are expected to cut our hair, wear more beige, go to bed early, act our age, and disappear altogether.


How sad is that? And how stupid. We Queens are at our most powerful at this age. And whether the powers-that-be recognize it or not, the world, the planet, needs us to assert ourselves right now in every way and on every level. We cannot, must not, just fade away without an unseemly fuss. While it is crucial to feel good about ourselves, to feel empowered, it is also most, most urgently important that we model it for all to see.  



Let us take our razzle dazzle out of the closet and into the streets. Let us wear our grey hair, our wrinkles, and our wisdom with pride and aplomb. Let us wear what we want, age appropriate be damned. Let us strut our stuff with the assurance of our maturity. Let us project our powerful persona so that it is impossible for us not to be seen and recognized as the Queens we are.


I send you regal blessings,

What Not to Wear After Age 50: The Final Say

Google 'what not to wear after age 50' and you will have your pick of thousands of articles telling you what looks terrible on your old ass body.


I want to point out to the writer who wrote the 'no-no' article, you need to remember you are writing for over 50 women, not preschoolers. I don't think I've said 'no-no' since my youngest was a toddler.


We could spend hours studying the clothes we shouldn't wear and the slang we shouldn't use and the makeup techniques we need to retire.


Here's me, weighing in on this topic.


You are over 50 for fuck's sake. Wear whatever you want. If you've made it to 50 and still need to consult articles on how to dress appropriately then you are so missing out on one of the best things about being over 50. One of the best things about getting older is realizing that we don't have to spend our energy worrying what other people think and we get to be comfortable in our own skin with our own freak flags.


Still, there are a few things that women over 50 really shouldn't wear:


1. The weight of the world.

When you wear the weight of the world on your shoulders, you age. If you like the feel of the world's weight and don't want to give it up, then try scaling back a bit. Perhaps just wear the weight of a few of the smaller continents. For instance, I am only wearing the weight of Australia and a made up country called 'Michelloponia'. I think it they have a slimming effect.


2. Shame and regret.
So few people can carry this look off. Most of us just end up looking haunted or like we were forced to eat liver and onions. Shame and regret are especially hard to wear after fifty. Wearing shame and regret past fifty is one of those things that make your eyes all red and runny looking. The downward spiral just snowballs from there. Once the eyes get old lady looking, then you have to re-evaluate the wisdom of black eye liner. I say give up wearing shame and regret and fuck giving up on black eye liner.


3. Rose-colored glasses.
Oh, sweetheart, you know who you are. Those glasses do nothing for you. Not only do they make you look like you've been smoking weed for days, they also keep you from examining life and your surroundings realistically. Yes, reality sucks, but by the time we hit fifty, we need to suck it up, take those glasses off and dick punch reality into submission. Or just get some really big dark sunglasses instead. They cover all manner of sins.


4. Stiff upper lip.

There is a time and a place for the stiff upper lip, but damn, it can't be worn all the time. Too much stiff upper lip causes those funky vertical lines between your upper lip and your nose holes. We don't always have to be stoic. I'm not suggesting that you wear your heart on your sleeve, but that is a much softer look than wearing a stiff upper lip.


5. Too many hats.

Personally, I can't pull off wearing one hat, much less many hats. I don't have a hat head. My hair poofs out and my ears look like car doors when I wear a hat. Wearing too many hats just exacerbates these issues. When you wear too many hats, it's easy to forget which hat you're wearing. For instance, are you wearing the "no nonsense corporate" hat when you meant to wear your "quirky and kicked back" hat? We're not getting any younger, you know. Sooner or later you're going to accidentally wear your court jester hat to the gynecologist and then where will you be? I'll tell you where you'll be. You'll be in an undignified position and wearing a stupid hat is where you'll be.


6. Resting bitch face.
Hahahahaha. Just kidding. Wear that one all you want. Although, it wouldn't hurt if every once in a while, you had a welcoming and kind look on your face. At least that's what I hear from other people.


There isn't anything wrong with getting advice about updating your look or what to wear, but we are just inundated with that shit, aren't we?   


Who says what is appropriate? From where I sit, it seems 'appropriate' changes based on geography, social status, income and size. After a while, the advice becomes a confusing blur. I think I'll just keep wearing my Keds and jeans and black tee shirts.


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Oh, I do have one real tip. Stop wearing holiday theme clothes. Seriously.



Reprinted from the Huffington post 


Saudi Gazette report


Midlife Crisis: "My Mother Acts Like a teenager"   


MANY middle-aged women go through a phase during which they try to prove that the effects of aging have not set in.

They wear clothes that are not age appropriate and do not behave accordingly either. Some wear high heels, colorful abayas and trendy dresses that are more appropriate for teenagers and young women.

The offending attire. Too colorful! Eyes show!

These women are often mothers themselves and it is often the case that their children are embarrassed by their behavior.

Al-Riyadh daily reports on this cultural behavior. Many people believe that a mother who acts like a teen wants to live a life she never had and do the things she could not do 15 or 20 years ago.

According to Dr. Farhan Al-Eneizi, assistant professor of counseling psychology at Hail University, each age phase has certain characteristics that are different to subsequent or previous phases.

"Women who dress, act and talk like teens have had unfulfilled and unsatisfied needs since they were teens.

These needs overwhelm them when they grow older and they are unable to understand the appropriate behavior for their age," said Al-Eneizi.

"Some middle-aged women feel pressured by their current age phase and think they cannot cope with the role this phase entails and they will fail.

As a result, they start to act like young girls and behave in a way not appropriate for their age," he added.

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Fahad Al-Otaibi, sociologist and director of Hail Protection Center, said even men go through such a phase but in a different way.

"Some old men download clips that have explicit content. Women who are in their mid-ages might rebel against this phase because they want to believe they're still young and they aren't growing old.

It's no surprise that some women act younger than their age; it's in their feminine nature," Al-Otaibi said.

"If sons or daughters do not know how to deal with their mothers who constantly embarrass them by their behavior, they should try and have their maternal uncles to talk them out of it," Al-Otaibi added.

Khairiya Al-Zabn, sociologist at Hail University, said most mothers who act in this way did not have compassionate and kind parents and were neglected when they were young.

Such women, Al-Zabn claimed, live in a world of dreams where they think they are still young and start doing things that do not reflect their age.

"Advice doesn't work in most cases with mothers who act like their daughters and put on heavy makeup and wear high heels and attractive abayas.

The mother's actions and people's reaction to it, which is always negative, might cause psychological problems and confusion for her sons and daughters who will prefer not to be seen with their mother in public so they do not have to hear comments that will hurt their feelings," said Al-Zabn.

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Letters in response to the MARCH 2015 Issue:


You have inspired and empowered so many women throughout the years with words of truth and life, thank you.  And you have spoken specifically of life, death, and resurrection so wonderfully.  We have had our own miraculous experience here, as we discover the increasing amount of love and blessings available to all of us, as we truly live as gods and queens! 

- Cynthia, IL


Perfectly shared and wisely stated. Thanks again for another great issue.

- Sibyl, NC


Thanks so much for letting your followers know about the Gold Medal that Merlin Stone Remembered received in the Florida Book Awards. I'm always inspired by your creative newsletters and the positive, uplifting messages of hope and inspiration you have to share. It's truly a gift. Thanks again for mentioning us, and for all you do for women everywhere!  

- Linda, FL


Just for your information, the link to the National Women's History Museum does not work. Best, and congratulations.

- Artie, NY


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I really enjoy your pieces. I am amazed at how you keep those newsletters going - what a lot of research and writing they are. You are doing this better than anyone else in your "field" that I know of! :)

- Teri, Ontario, Canada


Your strength and creativity, your loving and compassionate heart, and your intelligence and sensitivity inspire me!

- Mary, CO


This was absolutely brilliant! Many thanks, Mama Donna!

- Gail, CT


As always, I enjoyed your wisdom and YOUnique way of sharing it.

- Wendi, CA


Fabulous and brilliant as usual. Keep it up.

 - Nan, TX


Thank you for your inspiration at time when I most needed it.

- Laina, England


Very creative presentation and I so enjoyed your use of words. Well done, Shaman!

- Andrea, NY


Dearest Mama Donna I want to share with you a wonderful book that I just picked up from my library here in Somerset, NJ.  It's called Dark Girls by Bill Duke. It is an extraordinary collection of photographs of dark skinned women and their commentaries/essays about what life has/is like for them. Because you are so sensitively attuned to the circumstances of women from such a diversity of ethnicities/spiritual traditions/mindsets/ I thought you might appreciate adding this information to your store of knowledge/wisdom. Your newsletter demonstrates a welcoming of those issues facing women who are dark and those who are not. Thank you for that. Regaliciously,

 - Queen Delight, NJ



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We extend hearty congratulations to our multi-talented circle of Sister Queens for their impressive accomplishments and successes.








Art is not just ornamental, an enhancement of life.  

It is a path in itself, a way out of the predictable and conventional ... a map to self-discovery.

- Gabrielle Roth


Allesandra Belloni, NJ; Marcy Gordon, NY; Annie Lanzillotto, NY; Linda Montano. NY; and Reno, NY; on their performances and/or performances of their work.


Nancy Azara, NY; Darla Bjork, NY; Lauren Curtis, NJ; Karen Finley,NY; Karen Fitzgerald, NY; Julie Herrison, NY; Janet Henry, NY; Joyce Kozloff, NY; Rejin Leys, NY; Luba Lukova, NY; Linda Marchisotto, NY; Lorraine O'Grady,NY; Elke Solomon, NY; and Martha Wilson, NY; on the exhibitions of their artwork.


Jean Shinoda Bolen, CA, Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in EveryWoman (Book); Maureen Gosling, CA, This Ain't No Mouse Music (Film DVD); Melissa Harris, NY,99 Keys to a Creative Life (Book);
Trista Hendren and Pat Daly, OR Whatever Works: Feminists of Faith Speak, (Book); Roni Lipstein, Ontario, Canada, Radiate Soul Light's Serenity Through Soul Adventure and Activity (Book); Tricia McCannon, GA, Return of the Divine Sophia (Book); and Gretchen Rubin, NY, Better Than Before (Book); on their new publications.


Suzann Robins on her move to Oregon.


Dorien Gosa and Terri Andrews on their move to North Carolina.


Please send your good news, achievements, accomplishments, successes and celebrations so that our international circle of sovereign sisters can send you blessings and accolades.

And we are glad to so. It is a joy and a privilege to share in the fortune of another woman. I recently heard Oprah say the saddest thing ever - "The hardest thing about being successful is having someone to be glad for you."

It takes a centered and confident Queen to break that pattern. There are 60 million thrones out there. One for each of us. There is plenty of purpose, passion and power for us all. May we use it well! 
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Please Offer Your Purest Thoughts, Your Heart-Felt Prayers, Your Great Good Feelings, And Your Very Best Blessings For Healing and Peace of Mind To:






Adrianne, NY; Alison, TN; Amy, NY; Babs, NY; Barbara, NJ; Bebee, DE; Berenice, NY; Bettye, NY Betty, AL; Chrissie, NY; Christine, NY; Dana, Dawn, FL; CA; Diane, NY; Dolly, NY; Dominique, NM; Donna, NY; Gail, WA; Jo, AZ; Joan, ME; Joan, NY; Judi, FL; Judith, NY; Karen, NJ; Kathleen, PA; Kaylin, MD; Kazuko, NY; Kim, NY; Kimi, NJ; Laura, NY; Laurie, OH; Linda, FL; Linda, SC; Lisa, NJ; Lorie, KY; Lydia, CO; Lisa, PA; Lucia, TX; Mari, VA; Marna, NY; Marsha, NY; Mary, MD; Mary, NY; Mary, OH; Mary, CO; Nancy, NY; Nancy, NC; Nona, LA; Pat, MA; Patsy, NY; Paula, NT; Pearl, NY; Rebecca, NY; Reynolds, NY; Roberta, NY; Sally, NY;Sandy, CA; Serpentessa, NY; Sharon, NY; Shelley, NY; Sheriden, MA; Shirley, IN; Sherli, CA; Sid, PA; Smriti, CA; Sue, CA; Susan, NC; Susan, NY; Terese, NY; Terri, FL; Urvashi, NY; Vicki, MN; Weslea, ME; and Yvette, NY; who are in the process of healing themselves from illness, accident, injury, or surgery.


Amy, NY; D. Barbara, NY; Beverly, NY; Carol, NY; Diana, FL; Eleni, NY; Gaetana, NY; Glenys, Australia; Joanne, NY; Kimberly, NY; Kimi, NJ; Kyia, MN; Linda, NY; Linda, NY; Maureen, NY; Meryl, NY; Dee, NY; Patricia, Australia; Regi, CA;Sheryll, CA;Susan, NY; and Svetlana, NY; who would benefit greatly from some spiritual support.


Ali, VT; Annie, NY; Barbara, NY; Barbara, CA; Carol, NY; Chrys, NY; Deni, NY;Diane, NY; Erica, New Zealand; Erica, CT; Gaetana, NY; Gail, NY; Hemetra, PA; Janet, CT; Kat, NY; Kate, NY; Kathrine, Denmark;
Laurie, OH; Lois, NY; Marla, NY; Mary, CO; Marya, NY; Meryl, NY; andNancy, NC;the caregivers who are in weary need of care themselves.

May Their Spirits Rest in Peace:

Tanya Frichner, NY

Adrienne Weiss, NY

Dell Williams, NY

Heartfelt Condolences:  

Cat Kerr, FL

Dolly Meieran, NY

Prayer requests:

Please continue to pray for my dear best friend from junior high and high school. She is suffering from pancreatic cancer. She is putting on a great fight, but needs all the spiritual support she can get. Also, please pray for my dear doctor and friend who is battling leukemia. They both offer so much love and healing to the world. Many thanks,


                    Helping Hands


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Calling all Northwest Queens.


I have to be in Spokane, WA on June 5 and 6.

I will be driving down to Carmel, CA a week or so later.


I would be most interested in organizing readings, workshops, and Crowning Ceremonies along the way.


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