Act 3.  The curtain is about to open.

I have been though my maiden phase, growing up in the 1950’s, coming of age in the ’60’s, going to school and starting my career in education.

I have mostly completed the motherhood phase.  I married, raised a son and a daughter, divorced, remarried, saw the birth of my two grandchildren, retired, had some great travel opportunities, unexpectedly entered widowhood but kept on living.  An ordinary and satisfying life on the whole, if not the stuff of best-selling memoirs.

I am ready for the third act and the wisdom of my crone age.  Almost ready.