It begins: "When I'm tempted to look at life as a series of successes and failures I remind myself that the journey is all."
Note: she became a writer at 50 and now has seven books out from major publishers, most recently The Texicans from Soho Press (with a Starred Review from Publishers Weekly. And she looks about 51, maybe.
Also on her page: "Don't let anyone tell you you're too old to do something you want to do."
This is a woman who is packing in an extra life or two.