Been There, Done That, Doing It Better: A Witty Look at Growing Older By a Formerly Young Person

Been There, Done That, Doing It Better: A Witty Look at Growing Older By a Formerly Young Person

by Natasha Josefowitz (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598424232
Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2009
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Natasha Josefowitz is an internationally recognized author, poet, and lecturer. She earned her master's degree at the age of forty and her PhD at the age of fifty. She has served as an adjunct professor at the School of Social Work at San Diego State University and is a noted columnist. Natasha is the author of seventeen books, including Too Wise to Want to Be Young Again: A Witty View of How to Stop Counting the Years and Start Living Them, published by Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.

Table of Contents

Been There, Done That 6

We've been there 7

This Isn't So Bad 8

It's the Metallic Age 8

Getting There Is All the Fun! 9

Good Enough 10

We are the re-invented generation 11

Body Shops 12

Past Middle Age 13

My Frontal Lobe Is Shrinking 14

My frontal lobe is shrinking 15

Tempus Fugit 15

Who Is That Old Woman in the Mirror? 16

The Hearing Aid 17

Have You Noticed? 18

The Problem with 20/20 Vision 19

New Glasses 20

Change of Wardrobe 21

Sometimes I Forget 22

Little Pieces of Paper 24

Good Intentions 25

Choices 26

It's Always Too Little or Too Much 27

To not decide is 27

My To-Do List 28

Slow Down 29

Death and Taxes 30

It's Not Too Late 31

You Decide 32

The Morning Walk 34

From Pack Rat to Minimalist 36

Lessons Learned 38

Gifts 39

When I was young 39

Be Kinder Than Necessary 40

If 41

Please Consider 41

Eat Less, Move More 42

Eat Your Vegetables 43

Present Tense Lacking 44

Work to Live or Live to Work 44

Making a Difference 45

The Gifts of Love 46

He Didn't Miss a Thing 47

Teaching Love 47

Dancing Lessons 48

The Scents of Life 49

Time-Out 50

Reclaiming Us 52

The Crystal Ball 53

The Ties That Bind 54

The umbilical cords 55

As the children grow up 55

Forever Worrying 56

Phone Calls 57

Umbilical Cords 58

Unrealistic Expectations 60

Grandchildren 60

Baseball Fans 61

Best Friends 62

Reflection 63

Death of a Loved One 64

Forgetting 65

This Is Progress? 66

To What End? 67

The Latest Technology 68

Numbers 70

Up and Down 71

Consumerism 71

Sitting 72

Do Not Disturb 73

The Clock of Life Is Ticking 74

The Ball of String 75

Time Savers Are Killing Time76

Compensations 77

Preparation 78

Changing Times 79

We Need Younger Friends 80

Rude Awakenings 81

Doing It Better! 82

The Pleasure Principle 83

Our Lives 83

Acceptance 84

My Bill of Rights 85

Something to Look Forward To 85

Knock, Knock, Who's There? 86

Tea Time 87

At the Retirement Home 88

There Is Always Chocolate 90

Today, All Is Well 91

About the Author 92

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