The Beauty of Age

“And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!”

Audrey Hepburn

Here are some examples of ladies who are beautiful inside and out.  Fun happy people who have seen and been through a lot of experiences throughout their lives and have kept smiling and bringing joy to others.
Mature African American woman glamorous

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Eula M Hopkins

Annie Davis - woman-in-tweed-suit-with-glasses-smiling-african-american

Lonnie Dawkins Photography Website

Age is beautiful

I went to the church picnic this past Saturday and one of the most fun and fascinating people there was an octogenarian in her mid 80s.  I had met Miss Coryne before but had never really had a conversation with her.  We spent hours talking and really having a great time.  And I don’t mean a dull little polite conversation – it went all over the map.

octogenarian woman - 80 year old woman

There is something really beautiful about age.  Sadly we live in a society that seems to discount people based on birth dates.  We miss out on wonderful occasions Continue reading

At 90 years old, you saw a lot before most of us were even born.

Today a lot of focus is on youth.  While that is fine there is something special about having enjoyed a long life.  In this case a life of 90 years.  Youth can learn from those crowned with age. 90th birthday cake

Afterwards

91 years old - a major life achievement

Jean Harper

90 years old

Alexander Davis

We celebrated my father-in-law’s 90th birthday over the weekend and my aunt’s 90th last year.  Both are in relatively good health and are still enjoying life.  My father-in-law still drives occasionally and my aunt still makes it to all family events. Continue reading