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Quarterstaff

July 7, 2008

Are you an elder or an emerging elder? This caught my eye and tickled my fancy…

    • Imagine a scene: an older woman using a bent-top walking cane crosses a building lobby, trying to reach the elevator before the doors roll closed. Now imagine the same scene with the older woman striding across the lobby with the aid of a seven-foot, oak quarterstaff. People hold the door open not because of chivalry, not out of a desire to help little old ladies, but rather because she just looks so damned cool.

      Elders are obligated to give younger people clues about how deep and mysterious elderhood can be.

      Read more here…

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