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Twisting the Plot

Jun 22, 2021

Every now and then, Cecilia and Hannah wonder, “are we there, have we made it, can we finally call ourselves adults?” It just seems like we’ve been waiting for decades for that certificate of achievement, or that special feeling that lets us know we’ve made the grade.  

Yes, we are in our sixties and still...

Jun 15, 2021

Sometimes, the best plot twists come from reaching back into our pasts.

Over 40 years ago, Hannah and Cecilia lived in New York City, in apartments on the same floor, just down the hall from each other. Our 73rd Street apartments were tiny and close. We could even hear each other’s conversations through an airshaft....

Jun 8, 2021

Get ready for something different.  

Cindy Gallop doesn’t do status quo. 

After years as a leader and change-maker in the advertising business she has moved on to new projects.

At 61, Cindy shares that her life course is guided by a series of serendipitous accidents. Her current accidental mission is to help us all...

May 25, 2021

In today’s podcast Hannah and Cecilia take time to reflect on what we have learned from recent podcast guests. 

One of the joys of our Twisting the Plot podcast is getting to meet some truly incredible people.  Whether they are caregivers, educators, artists, mothers, aunts, friends…they all have a story to...

May 18, 2021

Nikki Giovanni has a gift for making the everyday extraordinary. 

She is an American poet, commentator, activist and educator. She has published multiple poetry anthologies, children’s books and spoken word recordings. In the 1960’s she was dubbed “the poet of the black revolution.” She was an activist in the...