Flourish Beyond 50 ~ with Margaretha

by Judy Griffin on July 14, 2014

        I had the good fortune of meeting an extremely inspiring woman while  visiting my favorite florist a few months ago.   I first heard her effervescent voice as she responded to the florist’s greeting. She has been a regular customer since the shop opened. No surprise that she is their favorite customer. […]


Flourish Beyond 50-Coming Clean @ 15!-Jane Stinson

by Judy Griffin on July 8, 2014

  The summer after my sophomore year in high school was a time in my life that I felt self-confident, powerful, happy and content. I went to an all girls’ catholic high school and in sophomore year we had to declare whether our studies would be college or commercial (typing, stenography, dictation, etc.) I loved […]

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Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Coconut Mustard Sauce

by Judy Griffin on June 30, 2014

Grilled Shrimp with Apricot Coconut Mustard Sauce               Ingredients: 1 pound Wild Caught Uncooked  Shrimp (about 20 shrimp-deveined & butterflied) 8 Dried Apricots 2 c. Orange Juice 1/3 c Apricot Preserves 1 tbsp Dijon Mustard ½ tbsp whole grain mustard 1 tsp Lemon Juice 1 tsp white pepper 2 […]


Flourish at any age with Carolan Deacon

by Judy Griffin on June 29, 2014

I feel more alive now, at the age of 43, than I ever have in my life. I enjoy better health now, at the age of 43, than I ever have in my life. I am happier now, at the age of 43, than I ever have been in my life. I am flourishing now, […]


Flourish Beyond 50-with Samyak Yamauchi

by Judy Griffin on June 18, 2014

A Tourist In Chinatown The temperature is chilly, but the sun is too bright. Her big,Hollywood sunglasses can’t protect her eyes, so she shuts them, and WHACK – a fortune cookie hits her on the head! She can’t read the signs at the bus station. She doesn’t hear the announcement on the loudspeaker. She misses […]


Flourish Beyond 50: with Polly Leaf

by Judy Griffin on June 9, 2014

                        I met Polly Leaf in yoga class and I have always admired her beauty, grace, vibrancy, and youthful attitude.  Not to mention her flexibility. I am usually sitting behind her and am always in awe. We can learn a lot from Polly so […]


Flourish Beyond 50~Aunt Marie

by Judy Griffin on May 22, 2014

            I had the pleasure of interviewing the charming and vibrant woman Marie Magnani aka Aunt Marie. I found Aunt Marie through her niece Lorri, who shared her aunt’s zest for living when I told her about the book I was writing.  Flourish at 50 & Beyond: Stepping into your […]


Introducing Flourish Beyond 50

by Judy Griffin on April 18, 2014

Flourish  Beyond 50:  Your Path to Vibrant Living This is the title of the book I am writing and you’re invited  to be part of it in every step of the way. Whether you stepped into this beautiful season decades ago, or recently arrived, or you are just getting your feet wet you can discover […]