Why I’d rather age colorfully than gracefully.
Don't get me wrong. "Aging gracefully" is lovely. In a quiet, refined, elegant kind of way. Which is great, if that's "You." But it's definitely not "Me." I was never particularly graceful when I was younger. So, why would I suddenly become that way as I age? To me, the term "aging gracefully" feels like a cultural corset that holds women to one tight standard. [...]