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Guerrilla Aging: Joint Mice and Other Midlife Maladies, A Guest Post by Boomer Haiku

January 30, 2015

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Roxanne Jones blogs at boomerhaiku.com, a mostly light-hearted, often irreverent look at life as a boomer, 17 syllables at a time. When she’s not tapping out haikus, she’s a freelance medical copywriter, enjoys chardonnay and contemplates plastic surgery to get rid of the wattle on her neck.                 […]

Guerrilla Aging: My One Night Stand With A Personal Trainer

January 23, 2015

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Malia Lindquist, author of Rocky Mountain Miamian, is a blogger, recovering attorney and mom to two semi-adult daughters.  A committed dabbler and traveler, she mostly splits her time between Boulder, Colorado and Miami, Florida, which perfectly reflects the split in her personality. She can be reached atLindquistLaw@gmail.com.                   […]

Guerrilla Aging: Nourishment Comes in Many Forms

January 16, 2015

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I’ve just returned from five days in Florida, visiting two dear friends, Joyce and Jean.  These women were also my co-authors for the two books we wrote about life after 50. For that reason, our journey of friendship has been life-altering. I brought with me another friend, Judy, who came with me to visit several […]

Guerrilla Aging: Elder Wisdom Circle

November 15, 2014

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A few days ago, I started an online search for local volunteer opportunities. I always prefer working directly with people, and my most enjoyable and rewarding volunteer work to date has been tutoring pregnant teens, in a program that helps them complete their high school education.  In addition to the academics, I always valued the […]

Guerrilla Aging: Money Honey

October 31, 2014

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  Money means more than dollars. It’s tied to our sense of success, to security, to power, to independence.  It can be what allows us, or stops us, from fulfilling our dreams.  And, for most women, it’s something we don’t give much thought to until we are confronted with a major life change. For those […]

Guerrilla Aging: Physical Surprises

July 11, 2014

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After all the years we have spent looking into mirrors, why is it that we didn’t have a clue what was going to happen to our bodies after age fifty? We received advance warning about the effects of both puberty and childbirth, but nobody mentioned the changes that begin slowly around forty-five, then pick up […]

Guerrilla Aging: It Starts With Owning Our Age

July 4, 2014

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  When we are very young, we want to be older. We want to run with the big boys. When we are teens, we want to look older, as well. We see the world of adulthood as intoxicating in its freedom of choice. Yet, when we actually do become adults and can appreciate the responsibility […]