Why are people afraid of old women expressing themselves with makeup (and wild fashions)? Korean Artist Hong Ilhwa asks.
Say these two lovers are eighty-two. They may have many qualities of youth they may be elastic, enthusiastic
Preparing for old age is scary scarier than getting pregnant twenty thousand miles from home. Now my body has to face the prospect of extreme old age. What scares me most is the unknown and so I study hard. But hey, old age is not like pregnancy One ends with life, one ends with death … Continue reading Being old is not like being pregnant
When we bang on about our trips and our memoirs and our blogs and our grandchildren (the best of kind) and our ills and pills and volunteering and our hearing aids and hips pay attention, don’t switch off because this is the first time we’ve ever been old and we’re wondering how to do it … Continue reading We are your templates
OK, so President D.T. was called an old lunatic by Kim Jong-un. He was deeply hurt, and who can blame him? Not by the label of lunatic: that's not a new accusation, so it is easily overlooked. But by the awful implication that at 71 he falls into that untouchable class of—oh no! heaven forbid!—the … Continue reading Trump’s ageism: not an aberration