Ageism in Hiring

Fighting Ageism in the Hiring Process

Is this ageism? Have you asked yourself, “What’s going on here?” Let me guess. You have the professional skills, experience, references, and the temperament for a job you’ve applied for and you can’t even get an interview. If by some miracle you do get the interview, you can sense the…

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A SHEW OF ILLUMINATION | Why 4th of July Fireworks matter to me

A SHEW OF ILLUMINATION originally published in Northern Express BY MARY KEYES ROGERS | MAY 19, 2018 For anyone with an overactive love for snow, they can still find a dirty pile of winter stubbornly refusing to melt. But there is reason to believe that this seemingly never-ending season is in fact…

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Prison

Jails and Prisons: The New Asylums

Welcome to Experience 50. When did Americans decide that incarceration was acceptable housing for the seriously mentally ill? Have you noticed that in midlife you’ve become less tolerant of things that fundamentally make no sense? I, for one, am so frustrated by government and institutional policies that ignore the experiences…

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