I’m 81, pushing 82 and despite some gruesome health challenges, I do not feel old. It is a strange feeling. I wonder whether I’m out of touch or resilient?
Our vocabulary is a fast way to give away our age. If we listen to our interlocutors´s choice of words we´ll also have a good idea of how old they are!
Some of the benefits of being over 50 may not seem that beneficial. But I´ve tried my best to dig up some positive side-effects of age.
Should we all go back to handwriting all our correspondence? Maybe not. But there are certain messages that should still be delivered in longhand.
For many of us there is just no short and easy answer when we´re asked where we´re from. And yet, I wouldn’t have it any other way.
It took me a week to be in the throes of an eating disorder in my teens. It was a long 20-year journey to climb out of it, but I did!
I, who am supposedly the last of the Boomer generation have more in common with Millenials. I say we stop bashing them and instead, cheer them on!
I have always celebrated my birthday with gusto, ever since I was very young, right up until my most recent birthday, my 54th. There…
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