Category Archives: aging

I Am That Old Woman

And I’m betting you’ve already decided not to read this. Old Woman — Arthur Rackham illustration. (Public Domain.) There’s a story going viral about an old woman who took down a cashier because the cashier told her using plastic bags was a no-no in … Continue reading

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What We Talk About When We Talk About Being Old

Don’t Worry, Dearies, this won’t bore you

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That Time I Made it Into Huffington Post

How I got pushed into writing more about my marriage than I thought I wanted to. Continue reading

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Thoughts on Becoming Eighty

I’ve been eighty for five months now. In some quarters that’s ancient. I’m fine with it. When I turned eighty, back in September, I thought I should be sad, or horrified, or at least exhausted, but it came just days … Continue reading

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