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POEM: All Washed Up

All Washed Up

Two rubber gloves hang discarded

Cling to the plate rack of pine

Empty and turned to the tiles

Waiting for a water ball… 80 more words

Poetry

Learning from Hollywood

People love it when celebrities use their clout to draw us to really glaring issues, like sexism, ageism, racism, and LGBT rights; but can we learn from them? 180 more words

Opinions

Meryl Streep's inspiring solution to Hollywood's ageism problem might actually work

American comedian Amy Schumer blew up social media this week with a parody sketch brilliantly skewering ageism in Hollywood. The skit, “Last F**kable Day,” features Schumer stumbling upon a trio of actresses, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tina Fey, and Patricia Arquette, enjoying a beautiful celebratory picnic. 784 more words

‪#‎sweetandsour‬

I was just followed out of a deli by a young 20 something who said “ma’am- you’re gorgeous.” I didn’t know whether I should bend him over my sore old knees and spank his little butt for calling me ma’am or hug him for calling me gorgeous! 11 more words

Funny

This just in...

Good morning! Today we have stories on gender, Ebola, and even football.

It looks like we are closer to a drug to fight Ebola. 140 more words

News

Tick tock- Being in your 30s and 40s and the Dumb Questions This Age Inspires.

As a women how many times have you been asked something like this.  I am using a common conversation I have with clients and other people I barely know as an example. 596 more words

Aging Issues