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REMINDER: Workshop at the LiveOn Conference in NYC, January 25, 2018

I will be giving, with Adeena Horowitz, Administrative Director of Selfhelp Community Services, a workshop entitled

When the Past is Present: What Holocaust Survivors Can Teach Us About Working With Elders Who Experienced Trauma… 244 more words


I’ve been sitting on this draft for about 18 months. With the clock winding down on the applicability of the adjective “early” to my grumpy, old man shtick, I figure I better either throw this out there or abandon it forever. 1,822 more words

The Wisdom of Old Men, And

January 19th, 2018.

… Then, there is the wisdom of old women.

I tried to wrap myself with that once, and my 21 year-old son said, “Mom, you’re not that old yet.” 991 more words


Desperate to Defeat Depression

It has been almost two months since I last added something to my blog and that bothers me.  Of course, said ‘two months’ were spread across the ‘holidaze’ and it is always easy to get caught up in ancillary activities which usurp time from blogging.  1,197 more words


Piano Hands

Looking down, my hands are young.

Little nails. Little fingers.

Skipping on the keys.

Smooth, dainty skin.

I am six.

From farther up I’m looking down at my hands upon the keys. 221 more words


Hey, Mr. "Excellent Health," How's That New Diet Working For You?

From Politico:

Though the House was able to pass a four-week spending bill with money for children’s health care on Thursday night, the Senate, with its supermajority voting requirement, doomed the bill and Congress careened past the midnight deadline. 80 more words