Michèle Dawson Haber examines the connection between her mother's decline and her mixed feelings about ending a chapter in her work life.
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"I’m blessed to have grown up with women who didn’t have to scream that they were old, beautiful, and proud because it was a given."
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Discovering new limits and embracing them on our own terms. An open thread...
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"I feel so much younger than my parents seemed to be at my same age. I thought they were soooo old and boring at 49."
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Jay Blotcher writes to the 5-year-old version of himself with news that it gets better.
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But you'll still need the other prescriptions in your pillbox. A link roundup...
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As in, I think I'm finally ready to grow out my bangs...? (Why is this hard?) What looks are you struggling to let go of even if you're tired of them…
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"How joyous aging is. It is so hard to be young, really hard. At least I found it hard. Just to stay alive was hard."
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An excerpt of "Kids in America: A Gen X Reckoning," an essay collection by Liz Prato. Plus, an event...
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"I frequently meditate on myself at 80, or as myself at 80, which is awesome (and aspirational), and the more I do it, the more I feel like she’s with…
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Asha Sanaker on her side-hustle as a nude model for a life drawing class.
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It's been so long since I posted one, I almost forgot how to do it.
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