Mean old women: Clean up your act


My friend Ginger and I were just talking about how women can sometimes get “testy” when they get older.  I was once told that there’s no one meaner than an old white woman.

I’m not sure what “white” has to do with it, but Ginger observed that she had never known a mean old black woman. I guess they’re just trying to keep the peace in an unpeaceful world.

Ginger looked at me with alarm and asked, “ Have we become that?”  Took me back a moment.  Had to think really hard. I think I have become more assertive and less willing to accept the unacceptable.

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