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Posts Tagged ‘Ageism’

No Ma’am!

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Don’t tell me this doesn’t bother you. You’re checking out at the grocery store and the pimply faced cashier hands you your change (never counting it out, of course) and he says, “Have a nice day, ma’am.”

It makes my skin crawl. (more…)

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Posted in Social Issues | 19 Comments »

12 Step Program for BBs

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

Hello. My name is Lucille and I’m 58. And I’m not recovering.

I don’t lie about my age and I really believe it’s a mistake to.  Say you’re 10 years younger than you are and people think, “Oh. She looks so old for her age.”

Of course, it pays to look younger than you are, which is probably why I’ve never felt the urge to lie (except when I was 18 and said I was 21. . . but that’s a different story.). Because I’m sometimes asked what my “secret” is,  I’ve put together my own 12 Step Program for Non-Recovering BBs: (more…)

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