And just like that, we’re old

December 30, 2021
**. SPOILER WARNING. ** You know how we always suspected gyms secretly counted on on us buying  memberships we never used? I'd forgotten that I had Disney+. So...

Conversations have shifted now that we’re older

September 3, 2021
The other day someone pitched me on a workshop to identify "what's holding you back." Well, yeah, I had to laugh. Because nothing has ever really held me back and now...

Now that I’m 70 there’s more time behind than a

July 23, 2021
I'm 70 today. How did I get here? I don't feel a day over 50, honest. I'm still a little girly. With a veneer of maturity. Ok. Maybe more than a veneer. But 70...

Why you’re never too old

June 15, 2021
I'll be 70 this summer.  70! I can't wrap my head around it. Still, it doesn't seem as old as I expected, because it's never occurred to me to approach life with...

How did we get here?

February 6, 2018
My phone pinged in with a text the other morning as I was looking out at the sunshine at Half Moon Bay (Calif.) It was gay husband, sending me this 30-year old...

Weeding out

January 29, 2018
"Last year you decided to weed out people who weren't reciprocal, and you did," my husband reminded me at the end of December. "So what's your goal for this...

Aging hacks

March 8, 2017
No matter how with-it we think we are, there's no question that aging has effects on our bodies and our minds. Cognitively, we're not as sharp as we were when we were...

Here’s what we think this week

March 5, 2017
NOTHING REALLY CHANGES, DOES IT? The Republican Party obsession with birth control and abortion reminded Meryl Baier of Six Decades of Counting that, as a history...

Aging and its tradeoffs

March 1, 2017
The world of senior citizens --65 and over-- is a strange thing to behold, now that I'm a member of that tribe.  Aging ain't for the faint of heart and one of the most...

The foggy ruins of time

November 28, 2016
This has been one unholy bitch of a year.  Bob Dylan comes to mind, as he does any time I have a bitch of a year, and there've been very few. Which is to say Dylan...

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