WILL I BECOME THIS ECCENTRIC OLD LADY? WILL I BE HER, OR SHE, ME?

This lady clearly loves flowers but her yard is slightly overgrown and there are odd pots strewn here and there.  Her house is a little run down and I can relate.  Once I got joy from doing the gardening and my daughter even bought me special  garden knee pads to help me with my work.   But my knees now hurt and I am afraid that if I go down on them, I may never get up.  Besides, I can only do a certain amount in the day, and writing and doing art has replaced my love of gardening.  I can see letting the house go a little at a time because that is how aging happens, a little at a time.  And at this point in my life, I became Cindi Lauper:  I JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN!

Nonetheless, I am very fond of this lady and her house and her garden and perhaps I will get a dog!

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IT ALL STARTED HERE ON WORDPRESS WITH ONE LITTLE BLOG!

THANK YOU TO MY BLOG MASTER FOR PUTTING ME ON WORDPRESS.   I blogged a little blog.  A few people read it.  I blogged again – another little blog. People visited and viewed it.  I found I had an outlet to my voice.  I blogged again and again.  All little blogs. Now I have a book.  It is available for circulation in my local library.  One of my clients ordered a book and donated it to her local library.

“My father would be so proud,” my mother would tell me.   He revered books. My mother revered crafts.  As you can see, I had no shot at being a big business person from the very beginning!  But, I have already been on one podcast, one radio talk show, am scheduled to do a book talk, am scheduled to be on a local public access t v interview show, and will be on a podcast radio show -that operates out of Durham, NC.  And my book just debuted Oct. 6th!   “Not too shabby,” my friend would say.

If YOU WANT TO BUY A COPY FOR YOUR LIBRARY, THAT WOULD BE A FABULOUS CHANUKAH GIFT TO ME AND TO OTHERS WHO ARE AGING.  AND 18% of the proceeds goes to Memorial Sloan Kettering – if not for our sakes, then for the sake of our children.

p.s.  I AM FIVE FULL CHAPTERS INTO MY NEXT BOOK!

 

 

 

 

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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!

Another one! Thank you!

“Jackie hits “the nail on the head” with this very funny, true to this passage of life, collection of anecdotal short stories. It makes the perfect gift for all my peers! I’ve already shared it with dozens of very appreciative recipients worldwide! EVERYONE will LOVE this easy and amusing, uplifting ,cheerful
read!  A great view on aging that we can all relate to. Yeh!!!!!! Well done Jackie Becker!”

THANK YOU!!!!

 

ANOTHER GREAT REVIEW but not on Amazon yet!

“I purchased the book on Amazon which arrived in 2 days.  Laughing (and crying all the way). Your honesty, humor and love of life with all its bitter-sweet contradictions and challenges, is apparent on every page.”

Thank you for a great review.  PLEASE post all reviews on http://www.Amazon.com – search and click on RAGING AGAINST AGING.  Scroll down -beyond the ad.  Click stars and add comments.  Yes, I wrote the book.  Yes, it is very flattering.  But you see, the stage now turns from me the writer, to YOU the reader.  YOU are what counts now!  PLEASE leave a great review on http://www.Amazon.com so others will see and will want to read the book, too!   BOOK CLUB DISCUSSIONS ANYONE?

 

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!!!!