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Bon Jovi Said ‘Don’t Be Afraid’ But I Dunno

Crow’s Feet Prompt #19: Thinking of Yourself as Older

woman, fallen in water

Because I have adult children now, I suppose I think of myself as “older.” I’m older than they are, at least!

I didn’t mind turning 40, a pinnacle which seems to frighten so many. It’s like they’re afraid of losing vitality or losing themselves (their youthful selves?)…



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

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Julie Ranson

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