Bits of Time Now Available!
In the style of Erma Bombeck and Paul Harvey, Gail Cushman reveals her take on life as a senior citizen, growing old with dignity, frustration, and enthusiasm. She unfolds the life journeys of the forty million Americans with graying hair and wrinkly skin who live and love among us.
Cushman says they are stories of nothing, yet it is the nothingness that makes these stories glow.
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You Never Know
A few years ago, I met up with a high school classmate whom I had not seen in twenty years, maybe more. I didn’t recognize her because she had gotten much older than 18, not that...
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Looking Behind? Looking Ahead
Wrinkly Bits A Blog by Gail Cushman I was watching Cody, the wonder dog, today, and noticed something about him that is different from us. He has a bad memory, or maybe no memory...
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What Readers Are Saying
“In “Bits of Time,” Wrinkly Bits creator Gail Cushman has woven together universal memories of growing up and growing old. Whether it was a laugh out loud moment, a nod of my head or a simple smile, every chapter elicited emotions in me. Gail’s stories awaken my own memories of growing up and helped me laugh at my own “growing older” experiences. I’m happy to have this book in my library.”
— Sandy Stevens, Washington
“I’ve heard more than a few women say that when they hit 60, they seemed to become invisible. I can certainly relate. You go to a restaurant and everyone around you has an attentive server and you can’t even tell which server might have your section. You go to the doctor and your ailments are nothing to worry about, all typical for your age. Your kids and grands are busy and if you want to see them, you’ll need to go to their game where they will zoom by and say hi in passing. Gail’s Wrinkly Bits books put a humorous spin on these and so many other age related challenges. The books and blogs are funny, poignant and oh so relatable. I look forward to reading the adventures of me and my friends as we tackle the latter part of our life journey. It’s a great read and a great ride.”
— Patti Odell, Georgia
“I enjoyed reading Bits of Time immensely. Gail has a gift for writing about mundane topics and making them exciting. I laughed like a young girl reading this book. I think after the last couple of years we all need to read a book like Bits of Time. Thank you for the laughs.”
— Marty Jo Prince, Idaho
“It was exciting to reconnect with Gail again after about 65 years as I read her Bits of Time. I have enjoyed her very interesting way of sorting out life in ways most people never think about. It has given me opportunities to look at my life and not take things so seriously. Well done, Gail!!”
— Glen, Australia
Gail Cushman’s husband often teased that she had two useless degrees, a B.S. and M.A., both in Sociology, but he was wrong. Those degrees made Cushman a master of people-watching and now, with over twenty cruises behind her, she has observed more senior hijinks than she could possibly remember. A former Marine Corps officer and composition teacher, she now shares that mischief with her readers by writing a bi-weekly blog “Wrinkly Bits” here on gailcushman.com. Cushman’s dream is to remind all of us that age is only a number and wrinkles equate wisdom. She is a native Idahoan with two grown children and four teenaged grandchildren, two in Idaho and two in Alaska.