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8 reasons to take up yoga

These days, one doesn’t have to look hard or travel far to find a yoga studio or class. Yoga practice has become increasingly popular with participants of all ages and abilities and continues to gain followers who upon giving it a fair try, discover its many benefits. 145 more words


Going grey can be trendy these days as young people dye locks silver

Joanne Hudson’s friends didn’t hide their surprise when she mentioned earlier this year that she was considering letting her grey hair show. Most were enthusiastic and supportive. 878 more words


And I tread a troubled track My odds are stacked I'll go back to black

Post soundtrack Back to black – Amy Winehouse

I’ve been struggling to find the topic, the words to write for today’s post.  Truth is I’ve written so many versions of it but It never felt right.  683 more words


The Virtues of Aging

Recently, I read Jimmy Carter’s book, The Virtues of Aging (Ballantine, 1998), written when Carter was in his mid-seventies. He notes that he wrote the book to provide a counterpoint to all the negative assumptions about aging that pervade our culture, a goal that I applaud. 850 more words


Jesus in a Cat-Food Bowl

I’m hating how the last few weeks of the year are full of anxiety and obligations. I was fantasizing about being at Mom’s for Christmas and “Visiting Family Member” giving me her usual crap, and me finally standing up for myself, doffing my Buddhist vows just long enough to… 129 more words

getting there

Politics and the kids
are all we talk of now
(did we ever talk of anything else?)
You shake your graying head
Each time I’m not convinced… 41 more words


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News: Dita Von Teese's Thoughts on Aging; Beauty Secrets of Old Hollywood

Things get better with age, according to Dita Von Teese. In a recent inteview, the celebrity revealed her downright amazing beliefs on getting older. We’ll just leave you with this quote here. 154 more words