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Lessons in Change

Strains of Ave Maria fill a busy co-op where I have found internet connectivity this morning.

I see and continue to smell change in the air. 243 more words

Aging Gracefully

Talking About Aging

This is the fourth year in a row that my friend Diana Trautwein has taken up October’s 31 Day Writing Challenge. She says, “First was… 309 more words



Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop~Rumi


Forever Young

Recently, there have been a lot of revelations that remind me that I am no spring chick anymore.  It spans from activities like leering through my blinds to shake my head at the latch-key kids across the street when they make a ruckus late at night all the way to checking TVGuide.com to see if there will be a new episode of Dateline or not.   701 more words


Ageism:The Last Acceptable Form of Discrimination

Generations of people before us fought for our basic liberties and rights. In the UK, for example, women only achieved equal voting rights to men as recently as 1928. 622 more words


Jeanne Calment - World's Oldest Person

The following description was copied from the Wikipedia description of this extraordinary woman:

Jeanne Louise Calment 21 February 1875 – 4 August 1997) was a French supercentenarian who has the longest confirmed human lifespan on record, living to the age of 122 years, 164 days. 580 more words