…and Don’t Forget Ageism!

At age 79, I’ve become acutely aware of ageism.  Ageism is generally  perpetrated by someone decades younger than the target. It’s a form of generally accepted  ridicule.   Usually by smug men. It makes me angry and it needs to be called out more frequently than it is. We older adults have to be careful notContinue reading “…and Don’t Forget Ageism!”

What Goes UP, Must….

  The hike from Kurama to Kibune is described in some guidebooks as “easy.” In a few others as “steep.”  There were just enough “easy “descriptions to tip the scales for me, thinking “I can do this!” Time: 2 to 3 hours Distance: 3.9km Difficulty: easy Start point: Kurama Station on the Eizan Train Line Finish point: Kibune-guchi Station onContinue reading “What Goes UP, Must….”

Use It or Lose It!

Many years ago, in the summer of my youth, I designed an exercise and movement program for older adults.  I even convinced Georgia Public television to film me leading the programs with the intention of broadcasting them as a series and selling them to Senior Centers. It was successful and it was gratifying.  It alsoContinue reading “Use It or Lose It!”

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