Tag Archives: aging

Plans for Urban Aging

Just when I figured out I’d prefer to be old in NYC than in the suburbs, I read this article: Broadway actress Elaine Stritch moved to a suburb of Detroit. A pretty shocking decision for such a NYC icon – … Continue reading

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We Did It

Children fidgeted on the miniature furniture, a few strained against their parents’ grip, trying to make a dash for the door. Many wept on that first day of kindergarten. Not my daughter. Her perky-pigtails pointy straight up like two exclamation … Continue reading

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I Read the News Today, Oh Boy.

The Sunday New York Times this week has three front page stories that disturbed me: President Claims Shooting as a Hobby, and the White House Offers Evidence By PETER BAKER and MARK LANDLER Pete Souza/The White House In a photo released by the … Continue reading

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A Year in My (Fantasy) Life of Retirement

In another 8 months, my daughter will be off to her new life as a college student. This imminent change for both of us has cooked up a veritable soup of emotions but also, a sense of possibility about what … Continue reading

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Look What Happened!

Not so long ago, the age I am now seemed impossibly old. But I don’t feel old. I refuse to join the AARP – not yet. Still, I have to face it – I am aging – and mostly, it’s … Continue reading

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