So this is the POWER of the internet!

I posted a podcast on wordpress, Facebook, and Linked In.  A rabbi read the post, listened to the podcast, and contacted me and wants me to do a workshop about…AGING, of course.  From blog, to chapter, to chapters, to book, to writing on the blog site, to sharing on Facebook and Linked In, to a workshop.   This is the POWER of the INTERNET!

Will post details when I know the details!

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ANOTHER FIVE STAR REVIEW. THANK YOU! AND UPDATE below:

on October 17, 2017
It is clear that Jacqueline Becker has no intention of “going quietly into the night”as she rages against aging. She can kick and scream, stretch and kvetch to her heart’s content, but in the meantime she is totally engaged with the business of living.Her endless curiosity, her love for her family and friends and thoughts about the challenges and rewards of both parenting and grand-parenting , make reading her book as serious reflection on growing older as well as an opportunity to laugh out loud about the absurdity of life in all its messy complexity.Jacqueline Becker can rage all she wants, but her vibrant spirit and lust for life guarantee that she will remain forever young at heart.
TO DATE :  30 books sold and 2 kindle sales.  I hope you all enjoy this book.

Another rave review by Lizzy F on Amazon. Thank you Lizzy F!

“I laughed my way through this hysterical book with profound messages. Bravo Jacqueline Becker .Similar to the series “Grace and Franky”, raging against aging describes the experience of aging with wit and wisdom.”
This review means so much to me.

I GOT A RAVE REVIEW!!!! p.s. My BOOK is available RIGHT NOW on Kindle.

A funny, honest , straight forward look into the glory of aging. Jackie presents us with a mirror into our own lives as we laugh and sometimes even choke up as we travel along on her shoulder as she traverses the terrains of loving, caring, maintaining , organizing the comfortable, scary moments to moments of getting older with pizzaz. A book , once you pick up, you read through to the end where everyone is stitched back together to create her loving family.
THANK YOU!!! I hope all my readers will feel the same way!  You can go to http://www.Amazon.com or to Kindle – MY BOOK IS AVAILABLE ON KINDLE AS OF RIGHT NOW!!!!!  Rage, Age, kick & scream, laugh & cry, stretch & kvetch WITH me!!!!

AVAILABLE NOW ON AMAZON.COM OR AMAZON PRIME!!!!!!!

http://www.amazon.com  Search for Raging Against Aging.

MY PRESS RELEASE!

Jacqueline Becker For Immediate Release 10/1/2017
pbj27@optonline.net

 

October 12, 2017, date of publication on Amazon and Kindle of RAGING AGAINST AGING

My new nonfiction book is about getting older: kicking & screaming, laughing & crying, stretching & kvetching and is obviously targeted to the Boomers. It is very NYC and very Jewish, and I’m told, it is quite funny. It is not a how-to. It is a collection of personal narratives that started as small blogs that grew into my book.

My husband and I were in NYC celebrating our 25th anniversary. It was mid-afternoon when we found ourselves on a long line to board the crosstown bus. We were holding onto the straps behind the driver ,when suddenly, two young girls got up. I turned around to see who the lucky old people were. My husband was the only one standing behind me. I realized those seats were meant for US!

I wish I could tell you that I felt dignified, respected, deserving. The truth was I was mortified! I was OUTRAGED! Somehow I managed to mutter a thank-you but the whole ride back to our hotel, I fretted about what had given me away. Was it my gray roots? Was it my wrinkles? My sagging neck? My orthopedic shoes that I have to wear?

Hence, the title: RAGING AGAINST AGING and chapter one: Orthopedic shoes and Dinner. Can Orthopedic Shoes be sexy? romantic?

If you know what I am talking about, you may want to buy my book. If you have not yet had the pleasure of this experience, then you may want to buy my book for your mother or aunt or grandmother.

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“KNEE, CAN I TALK TO YOU?”

My grandson spent a fabulous day with us late August.  We went to the local pool.  He jumped in.  He jumped in and he swam three strokes.  He jumped in and he swam five strokes.  He made it up to twelve strokes on his own.  After a year of swimming lessons and a summer of camp, he was swimming by himself!  This called for ICE CREAM!  To make a long story short, when his mom came to pick him up, he was so excited and he ran and he fell on the cement and skinned his knee really badly.  Of course his mom took him to the first aid station.  They cleaned his knee and put a band aid on but the boo-boo was larger than the band aid and my grandson was hysterical and there was nothing to do but let him cry it out.  FINALLY, his sobs subsided into sniffles.  I took a chance.  I am very careful not to step on his mom’s toes.  “Can I talk to your knee?”  I asked my grandson.  Even his mother was intrigued.  “Knee,”  I said, “You do not have the power to take away what my grandson accomplished today.  He succeeded in swimming all by himself.”  My grandson looked at me, smiled through his tears, and said:  “Gotcha!”