Although my birthplace was in Oregon, most of this crazy life of mine is that of being a California girl in my younger years, and a California mom for all years thereafter!
Our daughter and son are grown now and between them, all grandkids are California born and raised, so this seems to be a great group for someone who has never grown tired of living here.
I was impressed with the group leader's blogs on her site and suggest all members take a look!
My current (2012) blogs are what some may call "reviews," as none of the articles I've blogged about were w...more
The word ageism refers to prejudice against older people. The word was coined in the Sixties, at the same time that feminism and the civil rights movement made sexism and racism into big social movements. Nothing like that happened with ageism. Over 40 years later, it is still what some people call the last unchallenged social prejudice. When I entered my 50s, I realized that ageism just wasn't going to work for me, and shouldn't really be acceptable to anybody....more