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Works of Art

“Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


Can I get an “Amen?”

For those of us who’ve reached the fifth decade and beyond, Eleanor’s words give us a worthy goal: to become lovely masterpieces as we age. 467 more words

Aging gracefully (maybe) but where did my pits go?

Temperatures in my area are high, high, high with a good dose of humidity. Of course that always coincides with something I need to do outside. 485 more words


rereading poems

rereading poems
new layers of meaning
every year
all the colors
of any given day


Christmas in July

It’s Christmas in July.

And I’m opening a gift.

Something special.

Selected just for me.

It won’t be returned.

As I’m the one who bought it. 173 more words

Farm Photos

Retirement decisions, should I or shouldn’t I?

Remember when you started working? Retirement seemed like a long way off, kind of like a child’s version of when Christmas is coming or a trip to Disney World. 587 more words

Aging Gracefully

Monet, Spiders And Thoughts Thereupon

I took these photos while standing on our deck early yesterday morning.  It was foggy outside and the world looked like something out of a Monet painting.   170 more words


Birthday #48

I’m sure you can relate.  When you were young, (remember when?) birthdays felt significant for different reasons. Childhood birthdays were about balloons and pinatas and childhood hoopla and gifts that were special merely because they were gifts. 753 more words