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Aging Icons

It’s one thing to look at your face in the mirror and see wrinkles, age spots and white hair. It’s quite another to see your favorite musician staring at you from a screen resembling an old man or woman It’s … Continue reading

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Moving Mom

Mom: Then Mom: Now Moving my mother into a retirement home wasn’t easy.  My story was picked up by Good Housekeeping and Woman’s Day. I hope it helps, if and when you find yourself in this situation. Janie Tweet

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The Pluck of the Eyebrow

So, the other day, I looked down and wondered whose hands were those attached to my wrists. They looked too dry and wrinkly to be mine. They reminded me of my grandmother. Well, she was a hard working woman. Having … Continue reading

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Menopausal Maniacs in Mexico

I’m bumping down the beach on a four wheel quad.    The wind whips my hair off my face, blowing it into dreadlocks.  Sand gets into my eyes and nostrils.  The sky is a dark blanket filled with hundreds of shiny … Continue reading

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Voices of the Year Award

The Romance Writer’s of America have the Rita award. The Motion Picture industry has the Oscar.   Television has the Emmy. Mystery Writers have The Edgar and The Agatha. The National Grocer Association has it’s Best Bagger Award. And bloggers … Continue reading

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What goes around, comes around

If you’re in your fifties and your parents are still alive, chances are this is you.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/janie-emaus/why-i-care-for-my-mother_b_3139309.html Tweet

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The Hands of Time

This post is part of a Generation Fabulous Blog Hop on Aging Gracefully – What other way is there, really? THEN:   NOW:   As we approach fifty and beyond, we begin to look at ourselves differently. Whereas our hands … Continue reading

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Remembering A Big Man in A Small Town

Today is Stand Up 2 Cancer Day I wrote this post in memory of my brother-in-law who passed away last year.  Way too soon.   In Honor a a great man   The bad thing about living in a small … Continue reading

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Then: Sun Bathing Now: Sun Spots

Then:  Sun Bathing   Now:  Sun Spots   When I was in high school, my girlfriends and I would spread out our towels by a pool or at the beach, turn on our transistor radios, slather our bodies with baby … Continue reading

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As we get older, our body changes.  Sometimes even a GPS system can’t help us find those body parts that have been with us forever! Read me today at Better After 50 Janie Tweet

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