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Once Upon A Time, So Very Long Ago

About this time ever year, I get a little sentimental and reflective.  August 22, would have marked my 19th wedding anniversary, if I had remained married.   392 more words

restless energy

restless energy churns
from here to nowhere
searching for answers
without clear questions

Loneliness has been a companion ever since I was a child. Most days it doesn’t come sneaking out of nowhere to grab me. 126 more words

Spiritual Formation

agingness - August 19

8.19.2017

tiredness
behind my eyes

agingness
as a process

fending off
the trade winds

of time.
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Poetry

Chemicals from gut bacteria maintain vitality in aging animals


A class of chemicals made by intestinal bacteria, known as indoles, help worms, flies and mice maintain mobility and resilience for more of their lifespans, scientists have discovered. 📍

Aging

"Guide to Attending a Sporting Event for Disabled, Special Needs & Senior Citizens" - SportsFacts.org

“Showing up at the local stadium to support your favorite team and enjoy the atmosphere of a sporting event is one of the cornerstones of American life. 89 more words

Aging

Link between cells associated with aging, bone loss


A causal link between senescent cells — the cells associated with aging and age-related disease — and bone loss has been found in mice. Targeting these cells led to an increase in bone mass and strength. 📍

Aging

Aging With Confetti

We’ve all heard that growing old is not for sissies, and it’s true—health, loss, change, and many other hardships can be found in the season of life over fifty. 1,166 more words

Over Fifty