On Turning 60

Not surprisingly, perhaps, the hurdle or milestone or achievement or whatever of turning sixty (and, if I am honest, of living somewhere in the zone of 60 plus onwards) has given pause to more minds than my own. As I research this matter, I may from time to time share posts from other bloggers that I find interesting, or funny, or sad, or provoking. Rosemary’s Blog, which I found online today, is simple, direct, humane and interesting. Thank you Rosemary for sharing.

Rosemary's Blog

” . . . wrinkles are the credentials of humanity.”
— George Bernard Shaw

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This is the year that I turn 60 and I’m thankful to have made it this far.  After experiencing cancer for the first time 27 years ago, I’ve never taken the years for granted.  I look at life as a finite gift, and I try to make something special of each day.  Looking ahead, I want to be even more economical with my remaining minutes and put my best energies into the things that matter most to me.

In the late 1990s, Cathleen Rountree wrote a series of books about the decades of women’s lives.  Each book is comprised of interviews with about twenty interesting and creative women, some famous, who share the lessons of their age.  I was curious to see what tips I might find from women who were in their 60s at…

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