yoga

When I was young, I didn’t think anything about my body.  I lived in it.

Now, I’m aware of it all the time.

I have a hip issue, a shoulder situation and a knee thing. (I don’t call them problems.)  I have turned into the sometimes limping and stiff vision of my elders.  Instead of cursing myself and being angry, I embrace my body and all its imperfections.  I love my body.  My body has brought me here.  My body has given me great pleasure. My body has birthed two children.  My body has played thousands of hours of tennis.  It has walked everywhere, run on beaches, hiked on mountains, skied and skated. It has sailed, walked cities, strolled through museums and sat in cathedrals and concerts all around the world.

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You know I love you Goldie, just the way you are.
You know I love you Goldie, just the way you are.

⟡ Not my proudest moment ⟡

For all the serious things I write about, for all the simple pleasures I extoll, I must admit something to you.  It embarrasses me greatly. One of my guilty pleasures is to look at images of celebs not looking their best.  The headlines are:  Movie stars who are not aging well.  Movie stars without makeup.  Celebs who look older than their years. [Read more…]

The Babe
The Babe
The Broad
The Broad

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jolie Laide
Jolie Laide

 

 

 

The Preppy or Society Gal
The Preppy or Society Gal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Bohemian
The Bohemian

 

Timeless Beauty
Timeless Beauty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No more “little old lady.”

First of all, banish the word “lady” from your vocabulary.  You call men, “men,” don’t you?  Lady is a sexist term.  You can use it in “Ladies and Gentlemen,” but other than that, we are women.

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