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Guerrilla Aging: It’s Just Easier That Way, A Guest Post by Linda Tharp

Oh so true, oh so welll …. guess she will always be Mom. Wanting to remember that cause guess I’ll always be Mom for my adult children too, and they for their children. And so on and so on, and now that I am 63, having learned to stand my ground with my own mother, I still fumble the ball with her more often than not. I would think maybe ditto with my own children.

Life in the Boomer Lane

In her own words: “Linda Tharp blogs at LindaTharpInk.com, home to her wry—and frequently sarcastic—observations. Formerly a medical editor and currently a runner nursing a post-surgical knee, she has plenty of time to admire her dazzling collection of Merino wool yarn she doesn’t have the patience to knit.”

And in mine: Speaking of not having enough time, Linda has discovered, thanks to Twitter, that it is entirely possible to express onself in 140 words, or less. She does it so well, that she has a lot of extra time on her hands to knit, were she so inclined.

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As a kid I couldn’t wait to be a “grown-up,” an idyllic concept that included neither financing two daughters’ college educations nor trailing a sick dog with a wad of paper towels in my hand. What it did include was doing whatever I wanted. Today, doing whatever I…

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