Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Maria Leonard Olsen:
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Description of Pictures: Maria Leonard Olsen -- By sharing her experience, Maria Leonard Olsen shines a spotlight on what women can do and learn in this important chapter of life, when familial responsibilities typically diminish, and women are able to explore what truly makes them whole and happy.
Maria Leonard Olsen
Latest Title: 50 After 50: Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life
Maria Leonard Olsen is a mother, lawyer, recovery mentor and author. She leads writing/empowerment retreats and is co-host of WPFW-fm’s “Inside Out” radio show. Maria graduated from Boston College and UVA Law School, and served in the Clinton Administration’s Justice Department. She has written for The Washington Post, Washingtonian, Bethesda Magazine, Parenting, Thrive Global and Up Journey. Her books include “Mommy, Why’s Your Skin So Brown?,” “Healing for Hallie,” “Not the Cleaver Family – The New Normal in Modern American Family” and “50 After 50 – Reframing the Next Chapter of Your Life.”
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2019 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
(May/June) a two-day jaunt to New York City for my 62nd birthday,
(July) two-weeks out west for San Diego Comic-Con and sites in Utah,
(August) a four-day jaunt to Massachusetts to experience rain in another state.
That's it so far!