Amazing insights to aging by Twyla Tharp.
Category: Successful Aging
We don’t give a rip what anybody thinks.
At the beach this week. Rebologged from May 22, 2019. I talked to my friend Lois the other day. She was telling me how she is orchestrating a skit for Talent Night at her church. “It’s silly,” she said. “It’s a skit that I have done years ago with my family.” What caught my attention…… Continue reading We don’t give a rip what anybody thinks.
Art in My Life: Unfinished
As a child, I drew as I sat in the floral upholstered chair in front of our old 14-inch TV in the living room while I watched comedy shows like a popular sitcom, I married Joan. I was encouraged by my freshman art teacher in high school to continue drawing. She told me to make sure…… Continue reading Art in My Life: Unfinished
Olden Days of Nursing: Navy Nurse
When I came across Navy Nurse: Memoir of a WWII Veteran, on Google, I said to myself: yes, finally a book about the olden days of nursing by a nurse who lived through the times. Helen Barry Siragusa was 98 when the book was published last year. A Navy nurse during World War II, she worked stateside…… Continue reading Olden Days of Nursing: Navy Nurse
My Cousin Irene and the Bee Gees
My cousin, Irene, loved my post: A Little Music and Movement Can Make You See Things Differently (June 6, 2017). In fact, she told me she occasionally watches the video I had added at the end, which is a Museum Workout at the NYC Metropolitan Museum of Art to the song “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees. She…… Continue reading My Cousin Irene and the Bee Gees
Alphabet Challenge: F
I’ve signed onto The Blogging from A to Z April Challenge 2021. The challenge is to blog the whole alphabet in April and write at least 100 words on a topic that corresponds to the letter of the day. Every day, excluding Sundays, I’m blogging about Places I Have Been. The last post will be on Friday, April…… Continue reading Alphabet Challenge: F
Letting It Go
Originally posted on Stories Served :
Frozen | Let It Go Sing-along | Official Disney UK Dark and generously thick hair is a dominant family trait for the women on both sides of my DNA tree. But as years tumble forward, our heads fade to gray well before the mindset of middle age. Each generation of…
An Unethical Question
You May Be Only as Old as You Feel was a thought-provoking read in the New York Times on Tuesday October 22nd by Emily Laber-Warren. Warren noted that studies show “(W)hen scientists ask, ‘How old do you feel, most of the time?’ the answer tends to reflect the state of people’s physical and mental health.”…… Continue reading An Unethical Question
Update on Tom and Helen
There are many good things about getting older but unfortunately our society holds aging as an inevitable downward spiral. That’s why I like to post about the positive when I find it. Tom and Helen are wonderful examples of a happy circumstance. I have written two posts about them. After the excerpts below, I will…… Continue reading Update on Tom and Helen
Rethinking How to Handle this Age Issue
I’ve had second thoughts about my last post: “How to Handle this Age Issue,” where I decided that the best way for me to deal with being an older woman was to ignore my age. That decision nagged at me so I did a little research. I reread an essay that I had saved from…… Continue reading Rethinking How to Handle this Age Issue