Author Mary Rowen talks turning 50 as the Age is Just a Number blog series continues

Thank you, Mary Rowen, for joining the Age is Just a Number blog series. Mary is the author ofLiving by Ear and today she shares her thoughts on turning 50. Her comments regarding the randomness of life really does drive home the point that age isn’t everything.

On Turning Fifty

When I think of fifty, the first thing that comes to mind is Molly Shannon as Sally O’Malley on SNL, kicking and stretching. When I first saw that skit, I laughed hysterically. It seemed reasonable at the time—I was in my thirties—to assume that women start to lose it a bit when they hit the big 5-0.

But now that I’m here, I don’t spend much time telling people about my age, or kicking and stretching either, for that matter. And honestly, I like myself a lot more at fifty than I did thirty years ago.

If that sounds crazy…

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About Mary Rowen

My novel LEAVING THE BEACH (a 2016 IPPY Award winner) is about music and obsession, and LIVING BY EAR focuses on divorce and following your passions. I live in the Boston area with my family, cat, and dog.
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2 Responses to Author Mary Rowen talks turning 50 as the Age is Just a Number blog series continues

  1. Mary Rowen says:

    Thanks so much to the amazing author Meredith Schorr for allowing me to participate in her Age is Just a Number series!

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