Let’s hear it for “sassy women with a dose of spark.” One went to New York City for her 75th birthday & darned if she didn’t meet a bunch more of them!

By MARY RICHE DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 19, 2023 — I love celebrating my birthday. And I like the pivot point of a birth date, giving me reason to reflect on the past year while dreaming about the year ahead.   On my birthday in late 2021, there was absolutely nothing, not even a distant glimmer,…