teahouseblossom
Thursday, July 01, 2004

      ( 8:09 AM ) teahouse
 
Going Post-Menopause-al

So I got a brochure in my mailbox. It was an ad for a new magazine. The front read, "Go Girl! Introducing the One Magazine that Celebrates Women Over 40."

On the cover was a post-menopausal looking woman throwing her arms back and smiling. The brochure was addressed to me; my name was on the pre-printed label.

How did I get on these people's mailing list? I'm still under 30. I order regularly from Barnes & Noble and the Victoria's Secret catalog, and that's it. What part of that screams out "I'm over 40!" ??

Ok, ok, so maybe I shouldn't have bought that one vibrator through mail order last year. I guess that got me included in the frustrated middle-aged housewife target demographic.
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