Carmelene Siani

Carmelene is a 77-year-old freelance writer who has been published at Elephant Journal, Better after 50, Huffington Post, The Reader, and Broad Magazine among others. Her stories are personal narratives on grief, family, food, and late-life love. Her aim is to help others see the ways that life is constantly opening to reveal its own lessons. She lives by the dictum of Muriel Rukeyser that “the universe is made of stories, not atoms.”

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Latest from Carmelene Siani

January 21, 2019

No Matter What that Kondo Woman Says, I Miss My Stuff.

January 20, 2019

Don’t be Fooled, the “Golden Years” are the Best Years for Love

January 15, 2019

There are Two Kinds of Women in the World: Those Who Pee Outside And Those Who Don&#…

January 15, 2019

There’s Something About Little Italian Restaurants and Getting Kissed on Both C…

April 28, 2017

Gray is the new Blond.

April 27, 2017

Pope Francis all but Dropped the Mic in his TED Talk.

April 25, 2017

In His First Post-Presidential Talk, Obama Sounds More Like a Spiritual Leader than a…

April 24, 2017

Los Angeles has a Message for its Residents (& for President Trump).

April 21, 2017

What to say to our Sons & Daughters when They Don’t Win.

April 19, 2017

Why Driving in the Slow Lane does more than Just Save Gas.

April 17, 2017

What a Sunny Day, a Magic Kite & a Hero Taught me about Life.

April 15, 2017

An Amazing Thing You can Get from a Waitress that You Can’t Find on a Menu.

April 13, 2017

Maybe we all need to STFU: Hateful Speech & the Destiny of a Nation.

April 13, 2017

The White House’s Really Big, Terrific, Huge Easter Egg Roll Fail.

April 11, 2017

This is what California Becoming a Sanctuary State & Buddhism have in Common.