Laughter Is the Best Medicine for Middle Age

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What else can you do but laugh when you look in the mirror and discover that right there, under your chin, youÂ?ve grown your own turtleneck? What can you say when you have driven miles in the fast lane, only to find your left turn signal has been blinking the entire time?

What else can you do but laugh when you look in the mirror and discover that right there, under your chin, you’ve grown your own turtleneck? What can you say when you have driven miles in the fast lane, only to find your left turn signal has been blinking the entire time?

Bestselling author Martha Bolton offers readers a comical take on the truths of aging. Her fans crave each chapter just as they crave one more piece of chocolate.

Reading chapters such as “The The Five People You Meet in a Buffet Line,” “It’s All Downhill from Here,” and “Tuesdays with Metamucil,” readers will laugh out loud with Martha as she points out the often overlooked hilarities of life. Remember that the older you get, the more you realize that your time is too valuable to waste, so live your life “on purpose”—but have some fun doing it!

About the Author: Martha Bolton is a full-time comedy writer and the author of more than fifty books, including Didn’t My Skin Used to Fit? and Cooking With Hot Flashes, winner of Publisher’s Marketing Association’s Benjamin Franklin Award. She was a staff writer for Bob Hope for fifteen years and has written for Phyllis Diller, Wayne Newton’s USO show, Ann Jillian, Jeff Allen, and many other entertainers. Her writing has appeared in Reader’s Digest, Chicken Soup for the Soul, and Brio magazine. She has received four Angel Awards and an Emmy nomination. She and her husband live in Tennessee.

Growing Your Own Turtleneck… and Other Benefits of Aging by Martha Bolton

ISBN 0-7642-0003-8; Trade Paperback; $12.99; 192 pp.

AVAILABLE AUGUST 2005

Also by Martha Bolton:

Cooking with Hot Flashes, 0-7642-0002-X

Didn’t My Skin Used to Fit, 0-7642-2184-1

I Think, Therefore I Have a Headache, 0-7642-2625-8

Available at your local bookstore, bethanyhouse.com or by calling 1-800-877-2665.

Review copies are available upon request.

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