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Getting Old is Hard Work

Crows Feet Prompt #24: Surprises with aging

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When I wondered what the haze was that kept me from reading signs in the mall and realized with a shock that I needed glasses, someone quoted Bette Davis. “Getting old ain’t for sissies,” she said.

I knew aging took courage. The surprise was how much work it is.

Take yesterday.



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Jody Alyn

Inclusion strategist. Justice advocate. Former therapist. Focus on social identity, implicit bias. Mom. G-ma. Life is a process—I write about it.