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Spirit vs The Body

Aging has never been easy! Let’s recap: Your joints get loose and achy. (gravity and hormones). Your vision is not what it used to be, cue the squint! Food is not as vibrant tasting. Likely your ankles are resisting a fast pivot. Your teeth and gums may be acting up. Skin: too many issues to name. That’s the hard physical truth! Then there is the social/emotional side: Putting on makeup (if you do) is not as much fun as on a 20 year old face. You can’t scamper up a ladder as casually as you remember doing so man times.…

Mind Your Elders

I’m getting some pushback about the term Olderhood. “Why not Elderhood” “Why or Seniorhood” I am asked. “I don’t want to be old.” they tell me. I called it Olderhood because everyone is older than someone. First graders hold sway over kindergarden kids. High school kids disdain the junior high group. Seniors are the elders…