The Shame of Aging: The Big Seven-Five Has Finally Arrived

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's here. It arrived this week -- my birthday, The Big Seven-Five. I am now officially old. And I look it. There's no … [Read more...]

My Big Brother Loves Me — The Cataract Chronicles Continued

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My big brother loves me. I've always known that, of course. But recently he said it out loud, in so many words. The … [Read more...]

Actor Robert Morse – Sweaty at 36, Sublime at 83

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The last time I saw Robert Morse there were beads of sweat on his forehead. It was 1967 and he was working the crowd on the … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Early Late Youth Gives Way to Middle Middle Age

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's time to tell the truth - to myself. I'm sixty-seven years old. That's a big number. Sixty-seven. And I don't like it … [Read more...]