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2021 – The Year I Was Featured in Time Magazine

I was featured in an article in Time Magazine. Those are words I never thought I’d type!

The author of an article on seniors dating during/after the pandemic approached the Hope for Widows admins to ask if they had any bloggers who fit this description: over 60, fully vaccinated, and dating.

That’s me!

After an interesting 45-minute phone interview, the article’s author, Tara Law, asked if the magazine could send a photographer to my home and if I’d do a Zoom/video interview. Of course, I agreed to both.

The result was my 15 minutes of fame. The article is titled, “America’s Single, Fully-Vaccinated Seniors Are Looking for Love Again.”

Thank you to Hope for Widows for providing this fun and exciting adventure.

Read the article here.

About the author

Katherine Billings Palmer is a technical writer, poet, and essayist from Garden City, Michigan. She’s won several academic writing awards, including first place in the University of Michigan Dearborn Critical Essay Contest for her work about poet John Donne: “‘The Sun Rising’: A Lover’s Boast.”

In 2017, Katherine’s husband, Rick, died of complications from small cell lung cancer. She wrote a series of poems and essays about her struggles to cope with her grief. I Wanted to Grow Old With You is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions.

Her latest book, A Widow’s Words: Grief, Reflection, Prose, and Poetry – The First Year was published in January 2019 and is also available on Amazon.com.

Katherine is a guest blogger for the Hope for Widows Foundation and writes about her grief journey at www.TheWritingWidow.com.

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