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Connections: December 11.16

You can’t go back

that’s no lie

but Christmas is

the time to try.

Unburied from tissue

and neuron connection

Christmas of childhood

bemused retrospection. 46 more words


Releasing Caregiver Regrets

Releasing Caregiver Regrets:
You can lose the weight of regrets

Most caregivers have regrets. They wonder whether they’ve done too much or too little, too early or too late, too harshly or too passively. 1,004 more words


The Kings of the Universe, Part 1 of 4

He looked out observing the activity. All busy bees buzzing about the interior office space, carrying laptops and notepads. Each one moving along, busy building the hive. 710 more words

Peer review post-mortem: how a flawed aging study was published in Nature

The answer to that question can be found with the gatekeeping mechanisms of the publishing process: the editors of the magazine and peer reviewing. Those peers are fellow specialists who are invited to evaluate the manuscript. 18 more words


25, almost 26: Thoughts

I was inspired by this week’s Relentless Files essay, written by Vanessa M├írtir, to write about turning twenty-five, and then working on turning twenty-six. I turn twenty-six on February sixth. 1,497 more words


My Wish has been Realized - Now I Want it Back.

This year I wanted snow during our Michigan stay for the holidays. Last year there was a big snow the week before Thanksgiving, that was gone by the time we flew in, and the rest of the winter was relatively mild. 570 more words


Seven Steps to Help Senior Citizens Age Well

1. Control your blood pressure.
When you have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, you probably will not feel it. Though common, senior citizens with this condition may not know because the symptoms of high blood pressure are invisible and painless, but it can lead to strokes, heart disease, eye problems, and kidney failure. 1,322 more words