Category Archives: Humor

Don’t Count Me Out

She had danced to the Charleston and to Swing, and was courted by handsome young men in Model T Fords and Buick Roadmasters. Continue reading

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Aging: Not All Fun and Games

He cocked his head. “Oh? That’s good to know. You’re very marketable, you know.” What a strange way to express a compliment, I thought.
Then he added, “You do still drive at night, don’t you? I know a number of men I’m certain would be interested in you, but none of them drive after dark.” Continue reading

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Challenging My Legacy

Today, I left the house without making my bed. This may not sound like a big deal, but for me it was the ultimate act of rebellion and bravery. Continue reading

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Behind Closed Doors

“So,” I continued, “it’s not that you have lost interest in sex; it’s that you’ve lost interest in sex with your husbands.” Continue reading

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Battle of the Bulge

I was trapped in a Mexican toilet and held hostage by a floral print boa constrictor. Continue reading

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How the Home Shopping Network Turned Me into a Zebra

“Did you hear that?” one of them gasped. “Margaret is eighty four and still cares about how she looks. How absolutely adorable.” Continue reading

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