Crow’s Feet
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Crow’s Feet

Thinking of Myself as Older

The shift in thinking caught me by surprise

Photo by Luke Galloway on Unsplash

Of all the things I thought I’d be, I never thought I’d be old. I never considered how I’d look, how I’d move, or how society would see me.

Wrinkles were a bit of a surprise. My bathroom mirror only reflected my crow’s feet. But then, at a new job, the lighting in the bathroom showed the fine lines on my forehead and near my mouth. I leaned into…



“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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Robin James

When I’m not writing my novel I’m writing rants and whatnot. Figured I might as well post them here.