Gail Sheehy

Culture & Arts
For Guild Hall curator Christina Strassfield, a show on minimalism was a no brainer. Currently on view in two large galleries, stark works in sand colors, geometrics, in brown felt material, in bright neon, the exhibition displays art from the collection of Bridgehampton resident Leonard Ruggio, whose passion is minimalism, a midcentury movement that challenges our notions of the types of materials can be used in art, and in fact our traditional notions of beauty.
Culture & Arts
Sheehy was recently widowed, and much of her newest and most personal book, Daring: My Passages, is about moving on after the loss of her beloved husband, the legendary magazine editor and journalist Clay Felker.
HuffPost Live
When journalist Gail Sheehy interviewed Margaret Thatcher for Vanity Fair in 1989, there was plenty to discuss: Thatcher's
Impact
What are you reading? What was the last book you read? These are two of my favorite questions to ask in order to jump start a conversation with an old friend or a new acquaintance.
Books
I am not exactly the same person after I create a piece of work than I was before. I learn something new about myself while explaining something of the world so that children get it and that they care.
Women
Striving for perfectionism is debilitating and unattainable. Most women set their bar so high that "good enough" is still amazing.
Media
In this clip I asked Gail Sheehy, who interviewed Hillary Clinton many times over the decades, if she thinks the country is now ready for a woman president.
Wellness
Since how we navigate this period will determine the second half of life, the stakes at midlife are high. If we've made the right choices, then ultimately we're not different from who we once were -- we're more authentic and real.
Post 50
Along with tens of millions of my baby boomer friends, I have embarked on a new journey at a time in life when Madison Avenue uses all its muscle muscle to convince us women that 50 is the new 30 or 60 is the new 40.
Post 50
Men should use this time to uncover their authentic selves, to discover their passions and hidden talents, to enjoy greater honesty and depth in their relationships, to become more emotionally aware, to revel in hedonistic and sensual lovemaking, and to confidently share the wisdom they have accrued over the years.
Religion
Now that I've surpassed "middle age," I have finally gotten a taste of the serenity after which I lusted so hard and long. Here's what I have to say about it: It's overrated.
Post 50
Huffington agreed. "F. Scott Fitzgerald's line that 'there are no second acts in American lives' is completely wrong," she
Entertainment
This nearly four-hour documentary by Barak Goodman, a long-time "American Experience" producer and director, is a smear job, though more the death-by-a-thousand-cuts approach than a straight-ahead takedown.
Media
They included Tom Wolfe, Milton Glaser, Gloria Steinem, Richard Reeves and Mr. Felker's wife, Gail Sheehy. Read more on New
Politics
Maybe because it was a close race, it was harder for Hillary and her supporters to let go. But now she has.