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Blogging, Aging and Maintaining Mental Abilities

By James Wallace Harris, Friday, October 31, 2014

It’s amazing how some old sayings reflect unfathomably deep wisdom. Two of which that come to mind are “Use it or lose it” and “You don’t know what you’ll miss until it’s gone.” Some of these old sayings don’t become relevant until you’re old, which is a shame, because such knowledge would give the young a savvy advantage. 492 more words

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Halloween - Times Have Changed

When kids were small and costumes were cool

They sometimes liked to dress up for school

The small ones had a costume parade

To showcase bought and often homemade… 117 more words

Poems

Hello in There

“Ya know old trees just grow stronger

Old rivers run wilder every day

But old people, they just grow lonesome

Waiting for someone to say “Hello in there, hello” 899 more words

"Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging meets needs of large senior population" - Lebanon Daily News

by John Latimer | Lebanon Daily News

“Started in 1974, the Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging is in its 40th year of operation.

“During those years it expanded from a staff of 5 and a budget of $50,000 to a staff of 44 full and part-time employees and an operating budget of $3.4 million. 146 more words

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haiku ten

freight-train drone marks time–

each hour, a little cooler

a little faster

—G. Kinnard

Haiku

Swim Therapy

I feel so relaxed after a swim,
Like a massage with more effort in,
Muscles untensed and not uptight,
Going to sleep damn well tonight… 103 more words

Poetry

10/31/14: Halloween

this costume—

like most—relies wholly on

the beholder

Haiku