Author Archives: Bettye Anding

About Bettye Anding

Bettye Anding is a former editor of the Living section of The States-Item (for those of you who remember New Orleans' former afternoon daily) and later The Times Picayune. She wrote Silver Threads for the TP until her retirement a few years back, and now writes it for NolaVie. In it, she ponders, with humor, the ins and outs of living the senior life in New Orleans. Email comments to her at bta7735@icloud.com.

Silver Threads: Beating the heat

When my parents bought their first air-conditioned car in the ‘50s, it sat in the driveway beside another, older vehicle that lacked that amenity. Who drove off in which depended on who got there first. Their Boston terrier, ... Read More »

Silver threads: Mothers

It was Oscar Wilde, in The Importance of Being Ernest (1895), who had one of the characters say, “All women become like their mothers .…”and Bettye Anding investigates his accusations in this week's "Silver Threads." Read More »

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