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Ep.72 – Unexpected Road Trips and New Friendships

“We have so much more in common than what separates us”

Join us in our conversation with Colleen Oakley, author of “The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise,” as she discusses her book and shares profound insights on aging, family influences, and the boundless wisdom of the elderly.

If you are a woman of a certain age, do you start to feel invisible? Do you sense that people think of you just as an “old person”—as if that were your defining characteristic? If you’ve experienced this sensation, then boy—do I have a book for you.

Join us in this enriching episode where author Colleen Oakley delves into her latest book, “The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise,” painting a vivid picture of aging, familial bonds, and the richness of shared stories. Colleen discusses her inspirations, particularly her grandmother, and shares humorous and heartfelt anecdotes that shaped her perspectives and her writing.

Get her book, “The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise”.

Discover more about:

  • The inspirations behind Colleen Oakley’s writing.
  • The influence of strong familial bonds and female role models.
  • The challenges and vivid hallucinations experienced by her grandmother due to Parkinson’s Disease.
  • How shared stories form connections and help cope with grief.

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