Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

August 14, 2015
by jenniferpuryear

“Too Old for This”

Dominique Browning’s article in last Sunday’s New York Times is one of the boldest, frankest, truest, and most encouraging accounts of getting older that I’ve ever read.  Correction:  it’s one of the best essays on how to live that I’ve ever read.  Here’s just a taste of “I’m Too Old for This,” her article and new mantra: “Take a pass on bad manners, on thoughtlessness, on unreliability, on carelessness …

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