When I was younger, I heard women complain about hot flashes. I’m so sorry, ladies, but I didn’t get it. I kind of assumed that hot flashes couldn’t be THAT bad- that these gals needed to stop the exaggerations. Suck it up, buttercup. How horrible could it be to feel a flush of warmth every … More Hot Flashes Are No Joke!
My grandmother was a wise woman. She used to say that age was just a number and that she hoped to have “a lot of numbers!” This lady never acted her age. She ate candy bars, usually something with dark chocolate, before dinner. She knew pop culture references that would have surprised many of her … More Find Your Sages and Share Their Stories
According to my middle school students, I don’t act my age. When they try to guess my age, they typically begin in the thirties. I remind them that my oldest child is in her mid-twenties, which should focus their math. Still, they are truly shocked when they hear my age. Like, ‘expecting-me-to-have-a-casket-ready’ kind of shocked. I’m … More Not Acting My Age
At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself. ~Maya Angelou