You take a good look at your kids, if you have them, and you realize how grown up they are. They're telling you to expect a card on Grandparents Day this year. Grandparent? You?
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I'm 25 years older than OMG-he-didn't-call-me-back and 25 years younger than I-wonder-if-this-is-my-last-birthday. So I'm right where I want to be.
How Can I Be Hopeful When the World Seems Hopeless?
I've covered genocide, massacres and sexual violence in my career, so people expect me to...
The clock continues to tick away the minutes and hours, no faster or slower than before. But I feel the loss of time as it slides out the door. Time I won't get back.
Life is a process of letting go of one illusion after another. At first, we might believe that we control the world around us, our life or our fate. Midlife is when the illusions start to fall.
I turned 60 this week. Instead of calling out sick on my 60th birthday and spending the day eating chocolate, this is what I did.
I began to notice that young people on the street, even girls, were walking faster, overtaking me effortlessly. I'd not realized that slowing down was to be understood literally.
Do women embrace aging better than men? Are we happier with our lives and are we better equipped to handle the myriad of changes than they are?
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