Merriam-Webster just added 1000 new words to their dictionary. One-thousand! While that's great for Scrabble players, it means hundreds of new words I should at least look at so as not to be out of date or out of touch.
I used to look at women in the autumn of their lives and think that they had it so easy. Now I know that aging is not for the faint of heart. It requires a stability and resilience that, if I didn't have it before, I need to cultivate it fast.