Aging’s Fine, As Long as You’re Rich. Sure it Is, Sparky.

Julia E Hubbel
Sep 24, 2020 · 10 min read
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Deeply unfortunate misunderstandings about being old in America …and elsewhere.

America’s been ill for a long time. This year, we’ve been able to see just how ill, as well as how ill-treated our elders are. Add color to that combination, well.

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Photo by Levi Clancy on Unsplash

Oh dear god save me from White, terminally-clueless Ivy League baby boys.

There are times when I am richly reminded why the saying that children are seen and not heard became popular.

And people wonder why folks march. Well, kindly.

Marches are a country’s colonoscopies, thank you. They force you and me to take a snapshot of what’s inside us, growing, ugly, doing damage to the body politic. To those parts of us which we either don’t understand or ignore, to our peril.

The Goddess will get our attention one way or the other.

If you and I can’t develop a modicum of common sense about self-care, caring about others, caring about our elders, caring about animals and our Earth she will burn us fucking down.

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Julia E Hubbel

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Horizon Huntress, prize-winning author, adventure traveler, boundary-pusher, wilder, veteran, aging vibrantly. I own my sh*t. Let’s play!

Crow’s Feet

“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays, occasional poems and short fiction that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

Julia E Hubbel

Written by

Horizon Huntress, prize-winning author, adventure traveler, boundary-pusher, wilder, veteran, aging vibrantly. I own my sh*t. Let’s play!

Crow’s Feet

“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays, occasional poems and short fiction that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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