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Observations about life from the far side of the hill

Susan started writing when she discovered, in retirement, that she looked terrible in golf clothes and canasta had way too many rules.  Looking for something personally meaningful to do that did not require wearing polo shirts, she enrolled in a class for fledging writers.  Not quite ready to tackle the great American novel, she began to write short, witty essays about life from the perspective of “a woman of a certain age.”

Deciding that the world needed another Erma Bombeck and\or Nora Ephron, with a bit of Andy Rooney thrown in for good measure, she went public. Susan created her blog, now called Susan’s Unfiltered Wit, where she continues to entertain her generation of pre-baby boomers and beyond with new posts twice a month.

Diary of a Dinner Date

(or, What Is Likely to Occur When Your Age Exceeds the Speed Limit on Most US Highways) It  began with a simple overture, an attempt to make a dinner date with friends.  But there was no way I could foresee the chaos that lay ahead.   So I asked myself, on which birthday did having a social life become a mathematical challenge? I confess I was the initiator of the first electronic communication that launched a seemingly endless string of emails, texts, and a few phone calls, in order to formulate a plan.  In all fairness, I have to say that

By |June 15th, 2019|Categories: Aging, Friends|10 Comments
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