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I Came ThisClose to Doing a Color Run

I Came ThisClose to Doing a Color Run

My 50th birthday had recently passed, and I wanted to make a change, something a little bigger than parting my hair on the opposite side. I saw an ad for the Color Run pop up on my Facebook page. When a race bills itself as “The Happiest 5K on the Planet,” I want in. “Less about your 10-minute-mile and more… Read more »

12 Reasons Why Being 50 Rocks

being 50 rocks

Turning 50 gave me the wake-up call I needed, like a glass of ice-water in the face at 5 a.m. It was both unnerving (“I’m now thisclose to wearing Depends.”) and invigorating (“Prime of my life, baby. Bring it!”). Casting aside all the “over-the-hill” jokes and black birthday decorations, I’ve had a few months to come to grips with my… Read more »