Posts Tagged: seniors

A Mid Century Send Off

My mid-century home is fading fast. Right now strangers and bottom feeders are traipsing thru my parent’s suburban house picking over the remains of a family’s long life hoping to score a deal at a tag sale. It is  the

A Mid Century Send Off

My mid-century home is fading fast. Right now strangers and bottom feeders are traipsing thru my parent’s suburban house picking over the remains of a family’s long life hoping to score a deal at a tag sale. It is  the

Vintage cartoon Horny Granny 1974

An Age Old Problem: Women and Aging

Growing up, being an “older” woman was not a pretty picture – literally. Predictably, post-menopausal women were pictured pleasingly plump their sagging jowls and sagging breasts as slumping as their sedentary, asexual lives that were defined by grandchildren, gossip and

Vintage cartoon Horny Granny 1974

An Age Old Problem: Women and Aging

Growing up, being an “older” woman was not a pretty picture – literally. Predictably, post-menopausal women were pictured pleasingly plump their sagging jowls and sagging breasts as slumping as their sedentary, asexual lives that were defined by grandchildren, gossip and

vintage illustration ad cruise ship 1950s

Cruising Into Retirement

Mid-century America was the golden age for the golden years. As the baby boomers grew up living out the suburban American Dream of plenty,  it was assumed we would eventually cruise comfortably into easy retirement just as our grandparents and

vintage illustration ad cruise ship 1950s

Cruising Into Retirement

Mid-century America was the golden age for the golden years. As the baby boomers grew up living out the suburban American Dream of plenty,  it was assumed we would eventually cruise comfortably into easy retirement just as our grandparents and