Middle age, halfway through your life. Suppose you live to be 72, divide that in half, and 36 is your middle age. Sounds so young, and yet… you’re not.
You can do the math to figure out if you’re on this side, or that side, of middle age – or take this comprehensive quiz for the answer.
1. The summer headbands advertised on your Facebook sidebar look adorable on the 18-year-old model, but make you look like Crazy Mary who used to sweep the bridge downtown during rush hour.
2. Red fingernail polish and red lipstick may be in style, but on you they’re Cruella Deville.
3. When you walk down stairs in the morning you hear the sound of popping popcorn from your knee area.
4. There was a time when a tankini and skirted swimsuit did the trick, now a berka is required.
5. While grocery shopping you blissfully hum along with and skip to the piped Muzak version of “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher. [Read more...]