Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Don’t Give Ageism a Pass

I called out a salesman at the phone store

crumbling building

More than a decade ago, my mother joined my family's cellphone plan. For her second phone, she’d done her research — looking online and asking friends about their phones. She settled on a spiffy phone with a QWERTY keyboard, so we went to the local wireless store to get what she wanted. She was ready to communicate with the world with better features.



“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

Word Lover. Writer. Self-improver. Believer. Wife. Mother of three adults. Find me everywhere: