Dorothy Heller

A writer, blogger, mother, medical interpreter, bookaholic, grandmother, shower singer, translator, tea-aholic and an aspiring songwriter. Still writing her novel and wants to write at least one good song.

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Love, Illusions, and Longing: The Blog for Mature Singles and Everyone in Search of Love
Dorothy Heller

A SINGLE BOOMER AND SINATRA: HIGH HOPES

It sounded like a good idea at the time to this mature boomer single woman. An invitation to an actual event from an online dating

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Love, Illusions, and Longing: The Blog for Mature Singles and Everyone in Search of Love
Dorothy Heller

SPANX ME: LIBERATE OUR LINGERIE

Spanx, garter belts, pantyhose, oh my! Boomer midlife crisis #2,493– I’m looking for a garter belt that I bought years ago to engage in erotic

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Love, Illusions, and Longing: The Blog for Mature Singles and Everyone in Search of Love
Dorothy Heller

ALTERNATIVE FACTS-A BOOMER MEMOIR

Cast adrift in a Brave New World of fake news and alternative facts? I grew up with them. Long ago on a planet far away

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Love, Illusions, and Longing: The Blog for Mature Singles and Everyone in Search of Love
Dorothy Heller

Boomer’s Lament: Over Thirty and Broke

“Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty.” If you’re reading L.I.L., you’re old enough to remember this slogan–or young enough to discover this piece of cultural history—attributed

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Love, Illusions, and Longing: The Blog for Mature Singles and Everyone in Search of Love
Dorothy Heller

RENTING FOR ROMANCE-BOOMERS WITH BENEFITS

It was a rude awakening to realize that my rent is now equivalent to my take-home salary, give or take a few Starbucks lattes. Single,

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Love, Illusions, and Longing: The Blog for Mature Singles and Everyone in Search of Love
Dorothy Heller

BOOMER, SINGLE, BROKE: ME AND BOBBIE MCGEE

They clog my mailbox every day—glossy brochures targeted at my boomer age range and zip code–shimmering with promise. Full-color photos of the luxury voyages I

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