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Turning 65

Maxine Hong Kingston says in her meditation on turning sixty-five, I Love a Broad Margin to My Life, “I’m standing on top of a hill; I can see every whichway — the long way that I came, and the few places I have yet to go.” 295 more words



Exactly two weeks ago, my beloved and favorite uncle sat down and hand wrote me a lovely two-page letter. He included, as he often did, an article of interest from the local paper. 285 more words


How Can Episcopal Faith Communities Help Address Issues Faced by Older Adults?

Warren Frelund returns as guest blogger today. Warren has been a deacon in The Episcopal Church for 20 years. He is currently semi-retired but remains active in ministry development. 309 more words

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Poll Results- Who wants to live forever?

The results are in! Last week I asked you and the rest of the internet, “Would YOU like to live forever?” It was a short time frame, but I managed to find a variety of opinion. 404 more words


Santa Barbara Seniors Celebrate the Beauty of Spring

The flowers are in full bloom, the weather is a perfect 75° and sunny, and a group of area seniors are sharing the beauty of springtime with their friends, family and neighbors. 99 more words

General Interest

Growing old vicariously

I’m in my 30s, but generally I don’t feel like I’ve grown up.

Sometimes the illusion fades, and I’ll look up from my cartoons and think, “Holy hell, I’ve bought and sold real estate property, I’m the primary breadwinner in my household, and I’m getting married. 590 more words


Procrastinate. Cuss. Repeat.

Well, well, well, here it is – 14 April, “Tax Day Eve.” And for the umpteenth consecutive year in a row, my taxes are NOT done.  307 more words