At any age, paint it pink.

Frank Lloyd Wright was 91 when he finished his work on the Guggenheim Museum.

Age is relative. Age is how you feel. Age doesn’t matter in most cases.

And as I spend more time with my parents in their 70’s, I marvel at them.

Watch them.

See where they are.

How they feel.

How they move.

The lessons they learn and share.

Every moment I get to spend with them is a gift.

And I love sharing them with others, always have.

We have and have had our moments, but what I love about them is that they are always learning. Staying the same but evolving as people. As a family we all have changed a lot over the years and chosen to change on certain things in how we relate to each other.

We are a stubborn lot — Germans and Poles with a little Scotch/Irish.

So we are feisty. But even so there is a want and love of connection and understanding that I adore.

Any of the things that are a bit annoying are usually done out of love and not malice. So we all let those things go on both sides.

I watch and see their inspirations of now, their moments in this moment of their life and encourage them as they encourage me.

They make me see that you can do anything at any stage of your life. You just have to decide to do it.

Happiness doesn’t need to be a paradox. It needs to be simply what you work on every day.

Frank Lloyd Wright was 91 when he finished his work on the Guggenheim, and just because he almost had them paint the damn thing pink, true story.

Paint it pink if you want. Nobody’s stopping you, whatever age you are.

Thank you for giving some claps if you liked this. :)

Written by Head Maven & CEO, Heather Newman, Creative Maven

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