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"H" Helen at 105

For many years, on the first Saturday after the fourth of July, my husband’s very extended family gathers from near and far at a pavilion in a usually roasting public park in a small town in Iowa. 648 more words


Remembering Aunt "Lit."

Remembering Catherine Aldridge Davis (22 August 1900-3 April 2009), daughter of John W. and Louvicey Artis Aldridge.

Paternal Kin

Know anyone turning 99? 100? 101? We’re seeking centenarians

Tucson Medical Center and the Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) have collaborated for the last quarter century to create the nation’s largest known annual party for those who have reached their 100th year of life. 127 more words


Blue Zones

Recently for a project, I read Blue Zones by Dan Buettner that discusses how to live longer. Everyone wants to live life to the fullest, and to do that you have to live for a very long time, or so some think. 282 more words

Books In General

Long Life Secrets

The world’s oldest living person, Misao Okawa, turned 116 years old on March 5, 2014.  Her children are now 94 and 92. She said her secret to a long life was to eat a lot of sushi and sleeping at least eight hours a night with an occasional nap and that you have to learn to relax. 337 more words


Presidency defends Abacha’s Centenary Award honour

President Jonathan’s spokesman Reuben Abati
has explained why late military dictator Gen. Sani
Abacha was given the controversial Centenary
Award, saying that the government was in no way… 221 more words