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!”
Can we please eliminate/eradicate the term anti-ageing? There is no such thing. Anti aging=death. It’s a ridiculous phrase. It’s added as a descriptive term to advertising far too frequently. It’s understood to be undeniably positive, promoting everything from diets to yoga, face cream, lipstick, underwear, to acai berries. Let’s be truthful. Anti aging = anti-nature.Continue reading “Return to Youth with Anti-Ageing?? Get Over It”
Some shifts in life happen almost imperceptibly. Styles and places that were almost second nature in terms of my likes and dislikes have shifted past the point of no return. When and why and how did that happen? For example: I no longer drool over clothing with ruffles. I stopped lusting after the peasant look.Continue reading “When was that Line Crossed?”
Questioning the tyranny of trying to remain forever young in appearance .