Culture Shock and CoViD-19 — Day 33

The times they are a changin’ sang Bob Dylan way back when. And, somehow, that feels like a fitting song for these days when so much is changing. For starters, I’ve gone from sprint mode to marathon mode in the … Read More

Thoughts on Mortality: A guest post from my husband

posted in: Age, End of Life 48

Over the years I’ve mentioned my husband, Woody, from time to time. Today for the first time (and hopefully not the last), Woody talks to you directly.  I think you’ll come away understanding how I could fall in love with … Read More

Get Real: A look at ageism

This is not a DST story.  It is a turn back time story though. Sort of. A story came to my attention last week that I just couldn’t ignore.  Along the lines of the breastfed six-year old post I did … Read More

Sasha, On Aging Well

posted in: Age, Life Lessons, Sasha 8

  Alpha Mom asked me to take this week’s post as she’s a bit preoccupied with her homework for a new training she’s in. She says she’ll write about it once she’s done and can look back with perspective. I … Read More

Alice’s Restaurant

Well, this is embarrassing. You know I periodically include a post connected to either a holiday or a famous incident in history whose anniversary falls on or near my posting Wednesday. Somewhere, as I was putting together my blogging calendar … Read More

You Can’t Go Back Again

posted in: Age, Life Lessons 27

Or Can You? When I was in grade school, my classmates and I watched one afternoon as a small horde of fragile-seeming former students creaked their way into our elementary school and down to the cafeteria. Most had canes as … Read More

The Vision of Mr Rogers

Happy Birthday, Fred Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) Last fall, I shared a photo that was buzzing around facebook. Here it is: At the time, I saw it as an adage about love: Love isn’t a state of … Read More

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