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INSPIRATION: The Elder

INSPIRATION: The Elder

Artist Credit: Mark Lewis Wagner Sometime in the 80’s, I came across a notecard featuring The Elder by Mark Lewis Wagner. I was drawn in immediately. It was as if I recognized my aged self in a future dimension. This magical character beckoned me, “I am who you are...
INSPIRATION: Maggie Kuhn

INSPIRATION: Maggie Kuhn

Maggie Kuhn formed the Gray Panthers in response to her forced retirement from the Presbyterian Church at the age of 65 in 1970. I first learned about The Gray Panthers and Maggie Kuhn when I was in a masters social work school program and specializing in community...
I am Wild Grey

I am Wild Grey

I am entering what I call the Wild Grey. It has taken a lifetime to arrive to the last third of my life. I want to take the best of what I’ve learned, discard what is unnecessary and distill into being the essence of who I am. I want to embrace the paradox of aging....