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Tag Archives: ageism
I’m so emotionally distraught right now that I can’t even think straight. Okay. I can think straight enough to write this post—but I’m angry and disappointed and just fed up. …and I can’t take it anymore! I’m tired of being … Continue reading
I’m skeptically thrilled. Not only did Editor in Chief of Allure magazine, Michelle Lee, have the balls to put an “Old Lady”, i.e. the beautiful Helen Mirren on the cover, but she also put out a call to the beauty … Continue reading
So why aren’t you marketing it to the older woman? This is so passive-aggressive. I love the product but I have issues with the brand… Read on. I know, I know. It seems like lately, I’m on a foundation kick. … Continue reading
Just as I promised my daughter, Oona, that I would not go on any more rants about a certain political figure in the White House or the party that is overturning our healthcare, I found out that I am now … Continue reading
That’s right! At the tender age of 62, I will now admit that today, I am tired of “Adulting”.That’s right. I’m not being an adult today… I want to do things like shoot hoops in my driveway–which is what I … Continue reading
It’s true! It’s true!! A scientific study was performed and the consensus is that I, and you, my friends are too old to shop at the fast fashion store, Zara. There may not be a Zara in my neighborhood, but … Continue reading
It started off quite innocently and without drama. Bonaparte and I made a stop at Wegmans to do a bit of food shopping for our dinner. And then it happened. At the checkout. I spotted it. “Vogue” magazine. And once … Continue reading
Dear Beauty and Fashion Industries: Why do you ignore me? For years and years I’ve been a faithful supporter and consumer. My relationship with both of you started when I was an awkward pre-teen. I would look through Seventeen and … Continue reading
Now that we’ve addressed appearance, let’s move on to the more beefy and incredibly entertaining part of the older job seeker’s journey. Wouldn’t we all love to say this? You are led into a conference room. Usually someone from HR … Continue reading
What to Really Expect When You Are Over 55 And Looking For a Job. Nobody Wants To Hire You. Part One.
Hi all! This is a post that is pretty difficult to write. And when I say difficult, I don’t mean it in a painful way. I mean it more of a “where-do-I-begin” post. I think I’ll start at the beginning … Continue reading