Monthly Archives: June 2011

AS I SEE IT: AGING IS WHEN?

1.      When you are told you’re old enough to go to school. 2.      When the bartender gives you a drink without asking for your ID. 3.      When members of the opposite sex no longer whistle at you. 4.      After telling … Continue reading

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THE BEAUTY OF GROWING OLD

We are on our way to growing old the minute we are born. Babies are adorable, children are cute, teens are…well, pimply. Young people are pretty, middle-aged people are beautiful, from there on character blooms and grows. Why don’t we … Continue reading

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LIVE LONG and LIVE WELL

After interviewing eight centenarians an article titled Secret of the Centenarians in the New York Times, could have been taken from articles I wrote about aging well. Those interesting centenarians all have a positive attitude and enjoy the company of … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES AS OPPORTUNITIES

I am a lifelong artist, a mother, businesswoman, and yachtswoman. In my 80’s I became an author of the book Keeping Ahead of Winter.  I am active, I am happy, I am old, thus an expert on aging. People ask … Continue reading

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AT ANY AGE

I’ve been an artist since my early years and only started thinking about writing after the Edior-in-Chief of Motor Boating Magazine asked me to send them a copy of the log of a boating journey I made with my new … Continue reading

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