Lots To Unpack
This somewhat goes along with my post from several days ago about manners. As I was walking to the train after finishing at the grocery store today, I passed a group of three people. One of them asked me if I was trans. I said no and continued on my way to the train. (They also asked me for money and got a little shirty when I said I didn’t have any.) I was dressed in my usual style- dress with petticoat under it, tights, boots (today, Roxy ankle boots), beret hat and my warm jacket. I also want to add that I have nothing but support for trans individuals…
What is it with the lack of manners these days?
“Whatever happened to fair dealing?And pure ethicsAnd nice manners?Why is it everyone now is a pain in the ass?Whatever happened to class?” “Class”- Chicago Do you ever wonder why people behave like they do now? I have started thinking about this a lot recently. It seems like people are getting more comfortable leaving messes in their wake and less used to cleaning up after themselves. For example, every time I go down to lock our apartment building Community Room at night I end up having to push in a number of chairs that have been left out. I also often have to throw trash in the wastebasket or put papers…
Bolder, Not Older
It seems fitting for my first post on my redesigned site to introduce the new tagline. I came across this phrase while doing a Google search about why brands seem to ignore women over 40. (More on that in a future post.) It resonated with me right away and really sums up how I want to live my life. Aging is inevitable. That doesn’t mean you have to fade away or become invisible. It also doesn’t mean you can’t have fun, and style, and enjoy what you always did. I like the idea of growing bolder as I age. (I also like the phrase “aging disgracefully”.), feeling more free to…