Own Your Age

Sue Daugherty
Mar 23, 2010

A few months ago I read an article about being proud of your age.

I think I read it in the AARP Bulletin. It had pictures of physically fit, attractive, women wearing t-shirts that say “Own Your Age.”

In a nutshell this is a movement against ageism -- as in the discrimination and negative stereotyping of people based on their age. These proud "older" people are promoting a message that says I’m happy about who I am at my age.   

I find it interesting that in our culture, men with grey hair and crow’s feet are viewed as sexy, sophisticated, and attractive.  

Most women, however, will go to great expense to hide their grey and wrinkles because in American society grey hair and wrinkles are a detriment -- not an attribute for women.   

Generally speaking, these characteristics on a woman peg her as someone who is “old” -- which is a word we have come to believe is negative. Rarely is a woman with grey hair and crow’s feet perceived as sexy, sophisticated and attractive.

How did that ever come to be? What will it take for aging -- in a woman’s world --  to become socially acceptable? 

What do you do in your own life to make it socially acceptable to “Own Your Age?”

Comments

cantsay

Well they removed my comment because it included "personal attacks"? Alleged Felons don't deserve privacy, so if you want to see him just got to Myspace.com and serch for friends and type in the persons name listed below, and it will be the first one to come up... Is this better SR? but 1 guess who reported it?

cantsay

Also in Clyde(sandusky county) in 2005 he was charged with Felony Assault and Tampering with evidence........All this info is public data if they do a county muni record search, so this should not be deleted

bobaluey

Glad the cashier wasn't hurt, but why would the photog put the cashier's face in the paper?

Are the cashier's protected behind ANY kind of partition in that store?

If not, they should be, due to the fact this store has been known to be an easy mark over the years.

friendoffriend

i know this kid personally that you are talking about....im not sure if it's him or not...but i know for a fact that the money on his myspace has been there for a LONG time it's not from strawberry hill...

hancrack me up

That is the same idiot. Used to live on Franklin St. What moron would leave their pics up for the world to see then possibly rob 3 places? hahaha!!! Something to send into Jay Leno! He doesn't even have any privacy settings turned on!!! take a peek...

http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/...

TCN

He'll be caught soon. He'll go to prison. He'll get robbed in prison.

SCHLICK

DAMM, WISH I HAD BEEN THERE. LOWLIFE: YOU WOULD BE DEADLIFE, AND I WOULD BE DRINKING MY BEER WHILE YOU WERE TAKING YOUR LAST BREATH.

Anonymous

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2cents

Boy is that kid lucky! We were on our way to a shooting range at that exact time when we drove by. Onboard we had four automatics that we were going to shoot, adjust sites and just have fun. Two 9MM with 147 grain Hydra shock’s pointed at his head if I wanted to stop for a Coke would have stifled his threat for sure!

hancrack me up

I see all the posts with this guy's MySpace profile, name & pics were removed. Maybe he works for SR.

lot2learn

2cents...yeah, EVERYONE involved was lucky you didn't stop. Usually the only thing "heroes" like you accomplish is getting someone killed when it isn't necessary. Nothing like escalating a situation by introducing more weapons.

If police are there with theirs, sometimes at least there is a surrender. When it's another civilian, there's usually just shooting.

This place has absolutely no protection or security. I'll be honest, I don't even stop in there anymore.

Anonymous

crack heads will do anything to get there fix, I hope they find this kid and lock him up for a long time !!

beepx22

2 cents is right, any number of us carry, some with CCW, some under the open carry. Had someone that was properly trained and disciplined with fire arms entered, the chances are good this kid would be in custody. Most properly armed citizens aren't the shoot first, ask questions later type. If more people got in line and carried, this type of incident would happen alot less often

Anonymous

yeah thats just what we need everybody walking around with guns !!! thats the answer !! NOT !!

Perkins2060

This robber is probably from Sandumpy.

Anonymous

I heard he was a crack head from Perkins

CgrMfn_Mn

Hey HiS,beepx22 said it all!

Perkins2060

Re: Here in sandumpy, that is quite possible after further review of the photo provided.

yogiberra

Correct me if I'm wrong "Perkins 2060" but isn't Fox Rd. Located in Perkins Township. Or will you claim that his mailing address says Sandusky. Oh wait, so does yours.

lovinyou

The cashier is my husband and i am so happy and lucky that the guy didnt do something really stupid to hurt my husband. he is doing okay with all this.He is a strong person and is ready to go back to work. Glad they caught him and hope he stays there for a long time.

Perkins2060

re YogiBerra, I don't pay income taxes to the city, do you???

yogiberra

Nope, left the area three years ago. Good to see you making a different comment though.

Anonymous

isnt there something about if you rob using a gun you get like 20 years or something like that ?

observer

That's exactly who the posters before said it was! What an idiot! Had his picture on MySpace! Duh!

MINE

GREAT job officers! Happy to see him caught. Thanx goes out to the person that blogged yesterday....they said it was this guy. Nice job!

Exxcellent

Yes, good job officers. And GREAT job to the unsung hero in blogland for identifying this guy!

Kelly

LOL They really did recognize him from his picture. They deserve a reward!

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I wonder if his mom and wife are proud of him? I just saw his myspace and was entertained by the picture of him holding what appeared to be a couple thousand dollars worth of hundred dollar bills. What a tard

2cents

YogiBerra,
There are two Fox roads. One East of 250 and one off of Rout 4 “NASA is in the middle”. He would fall under Erie County anyway. He lives on the East side, East of Rye Beach Road. Because I am on East Fox Road but cannot convince the post office to recognize it as East Fox like they recognise Bogart as East and west many of my semi delivery trucks drive down West Fox to a dead end. Sorry for you people on West Fox, I do my best.

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Just looked up the sentencing chart and hes looking at a mandatory 6 for the gun plus 3 to 10 more for the crime itself if im reading this right....But with our goofball justice system here in Erie County he will probably get 18 months with a plea deal

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