Tag Archive for aging

Can We Please Re-name Senior Discounts?

Apparently my grocery store has realized that I have “reached a certain age.” It seems that, simply by virtue of the fact that I didn’t die young and leave a good-looking corpse, I now qualify for the “Senior Discount.” They couldn’t just tell me that — no. They print it right there on the receipt…

Ask A Silly Question, Get A Silly Answer

“Your hair color is so BEAUTIFUL,” the twenty-something receptionist at the beauty parlor gushed. “Is that your REAL hair?” Now, I ask y’all: what was I supposed to do with a question like that? I’m a “woman of a certain age,” I had just come out of a beauty shop, my hair was sopping wet,…

Take An Elder Friend To Lunch

While preparing a meal for my Sweet Spousal Unit and myself, I started pondering the cost of our repast. It included fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, and real meat (not bacon!). I almost had a heart attack at the price of those vegetables! The meat price was through the roof! I realized we almost could have…