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Marci Rich

Marci Rich blogs at The Midlife Second Wife and contributes to The Huffington Post. She won a BlogHer Voices of the Year award in 2012, the same year her blog was named one of the top seven blogs for women 50-plus by The Huffington Post.

My Father’s Letters Home from World War II

They date from June 1942 to June 1945—three years of a life interrupted by the Second World War. They’ve held up surprisingly well, given they are more than 70 years old. They’ve survived scorching summers and frigid winters in various attics, as well as several moves, but they did not survive their author, my father. …

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Greetings, Midlife Friends! A Poem for Bloggers

December is here, and so time again For season’s greetings to fine blogger friends. A new group in town—this is no canard— Broke ground along Midlife Boulevard. With style and wit (but no fountain pen), On bandwidth they ply their acumen. For editors Mesdames Greenthal and Parris, I bestow a day off with Buehler, Ferris. …

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