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    artist/bohemian Beatrice Wood. Interesting biography, her most productive years were from age 80 until her death at 105.

    Beatrice Wood, ceramic artist, did her best work after the age of 68. She passed away at 105. Her autobiography is titled "I Shock Myself."

    "Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones that look best are always a bit wilder." – Miuccia Prada

    Twyla Tharp, a dance choreographer in New York City, starts every day at 5:30am with two hours in the gym. She's 70 years old.

    Georgia Okeefe “I think it's so foolish for people to want to be happy. Happy is so momentary--you're happy for an instant and then you start thinking again. Interest is the most important thing in life; happiness is temporary, but interest is continuous.” | I happen to embrace happiness, but this is an "interesting" philosophy, I believe both can be attained.

    "My life is full of mistakes.They're like pebbles that make a good road," said ceramic artist Beatrice Wood. She worked on a potter's wheel every day until she was 103, and died at age 105.

    The 'Spirit' Never Ages…

    ~"Einstein said that time is like a river, it flows in bends. If we could only step back around the turns, we could travel in either direction. I'm sure it's possible. When I die, I'm going right back to the 1830s. I'm not even afraid of dying. I think it must be quite exciting." ~Tasha Tudor~

    beatrice wood - age 105 - when asked the secret of her longevity: “art books, chocolates and young men.”

    Beatrice Wood ~ Beautiful.

    This is a portrait of JEANNE LOUISE CALMENT (1875-1997) who was the darling of the media, back in 1995, when she reached her 120th birthday and became the oldest known person in the world - she would further become, by another year, the oldest documented person ever to have lived.

    Grandma Moses began her art career in her 70's ...became successful and was busy as world renown artist until her death at age 101.

    Beatrice Wood on her 100th birthday

    Beatrice Wood, artist. Her most productive years were from age 80 to 105. "I owe it all to art books, chocolate and young men." Beatrice Wood

    "I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling."—Frida Kahlo

    "I gave my beauty and youth to men. Now I am giving my wisdom and experience - the best of me - to animals"- Brigitte Bardot

    aging

    “Absorption in things other than self is the secret of a happy life.” -James Cagney

    Iris Apfel, interior designer

    Georgia Okeeffe aged so beautifully.

    "You know, my hair is very upsetting to people, but it's upsetting on purpose. It is important to look old so that the young will not be afraid of dying. People don't like old women. We don't honor age in our society, and we certainly don't honor it in Hollywood." -Tyne Daly #TyneDaly #Aging #Death