We decided this weekend that aging is a wonderful thing as long as you have someone to do it with. (We all want each other to go first though.) Nevertheless, my oldest friends celebrated the march of time this weekend with a birthday bash deep in the woods of Monroe County. (Above Beth, Norma and Judy discover a trick to take years off your face with selfies. The tip will be in my book “Love, Laughter and Losing my Keys: A Boomers Survival Guide.” Excuse the self promotion.
Typical of this group is the preparation of gooey sugary confections accompanied by light ice cream and Diet Coke. The chocolate chip cookies at right are just for looks.
Three members of the outrageous Marganita Social Club (a subgroup of the Ringtail Tooties) were transitioning into another year this weekend. Above Ruthie Weathers, Beth Herron and Marie Portera joined the royalty awaiting them (Translation: the old broads who already arrived at the unspeakable age.) Below Lady Liberty (Norma Atkins) celebrates our freedom from all conformity and people pleasing which has become
stodgy and boring. Sometimes older IS better and this weekend it certainly felt that way. Thanks to Larry Clark for the use of his hunting camp. But I swear, I didn’t get a wink of sleep with Bambi hanging over my head.