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First Time Thrill - Contact High

I remember my first time –  so clearly. I was 17, about to turn 18 so excited and in love with the adventure of it all. 403 more words

Over Fifty

The evolution of aging

Selection is powerful, but has limits in maintaining function, especially with advancing age. Moreover, tradeoffs involving selection are ubiquitous in biology, and can help explain the evolution of aging. 703 more words


The voices in my head sometimes ESCAPE!

Coming out of Costco tonight the voices in my head just ran riot…….“oh thank heavens it’s stopped raining. My god, does that woman know she’s too old to expose that much of her bosom, and you really shouldn’t wear short skirts at THAT age. 170 more words


The New Modern Family by 50andbeyond.com

Bonnie’s Blog

Bonnie’s Blog

The New Modern Family

Contributor: Bonnie Joffe

The famous saying among grandparents is- “The best part of being a grandparent is the ability to spoil the grandchildren, always be the good guy and then have the capability to hand them back to their parents.” Although this is true for many grandparents, this is not the reality for all grandparents. 1,117 more words

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Haiku--Hair Reality

The skin on the back
of my head is warm and smooth.
I miss my hair there.




It seems that man is always searching for wisdom.  We try hard to obtain it – we struggle with obstacles that get in the way of it – we always fall short of achieving it.  357 more words


I am writing my memoir because of what I learned when I ran a clinic on the tenth floor of a Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) high-rise twenty years ago. 245 more words

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