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Nearly years ago I began a journey to recover my health. Instead of accepting that the state my body was in was an inevitable consequence of being sixty-six years old, I examined various physical symptoms, uncovered their history, and reprocessed the emotional connections. 673 more words

The Religion of "Being Positive"

“The underlying theory of the self-help industry is contradicted by the self-help industry’s existence.” – Kathryn Schulz

Last month, I read two articles on the whole “positive thinking” trend. 2,491 more words

Titleholders:Does Gender or Age Really Matter??

I have been thinking about this for about a year now and, until now, I never really knew how to respond to it and be able to put into a post in this blog.. 658 more words


Taking Hippie Back!!!

Bonaparte read Friday’s post and was struck by the caption I wrote under the photo of Country Joe and the Fish.  Friday’s Post about “This Ain’t No Mouse Music” and Roots Music… 2,850 more words

Felicia Day and Memoir Ageism

I have recently finished Felicia Day’s memoir You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). I loved it, mostly because I, too, was homeschooled; I, too, have been addicted to the internet; I, too, suffer from anxiety. 463 more words


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Forever Young.”

Bonaparte and I were walking through Nordstrom’s the other day when I spotted the most beautiful dress.

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Don't Be Fooled: Love Hasn't Won...Yet

On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples now have the right to marry in all US states. Many took to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks to celebrate that the US had finally achieved marriage equality. 2,169 more words