Do you suffer from sudden-onset cronery? Are you into mountain mastery? Well, I hate to break it to you, but you might just be exhibiting (or not-exhibiting?) an invisible sign of aging.
This post discusses some nearly forgotten ways of thinking about women’s lives and the way culture shapes the female experience.
Beauty & Wisdom documents a generation of women, aged 70 and over, who has been going regularly to the beauty parlor once a week not as a luxury, but as a necessity for most of their adult years.
Can you imagine yourself older? Can you imagine yourself as an Elder? Do you even want to?
A taste of what I’ve found so far about how old women lived and were treated through the past 2500 years.
Not a day goes by that we don’t get a pitch to advertise the latest anti-aging quackery miracle skin cream, holy water death-defying vitamin/hormone fruit cocktail or straight-up cosmetic surgery. This was in my inbox this morning (I XX’d out the full name to deny them even a mention):