Age is a Many Splintered Thing~~~
Don’t go gentle into the night…
Linda, 75, calls them “Old Dolls” – elderly women trying desperately to look decades younger.
Her neighbor, Eve, is 80 and admits to being around-60. Eve wears a Joey Heatherton (‘60’s) blonde wig, a padded, push-up bra, leggings, spiky false eyelashes and fake fingernails. She shops in the teenage section and buys all of her jewelry at H&M. She ruefully admits her days of wearing super, high-heels are over…she defers to trendy leopard print ballet slippers. Eve says, “When you are hot, you’re hot!”
More than once, men have admired Eve from the back- and are quite surprised to find out- she’s older – like 40 years older, than they thought.
Eve refuses to use a walker in public. She has a cane, decorated with pastel ribbons, reserved for special occasions. (i.e. long walks)
Her close, male…
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