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Beginnings and Endings

The prompts this time were:        

I never can say goodbye.

Where do I begin?

There’s no love like the future love.

What I wrote is below. 696 more words

Writing Prompts +

A Wise Reflection on this Sunday's Gospel (no, it's not mine!)

“When you give a lunch or dinner, do not ask your friends, brothers, relations or rich neighbors,”

Jesus tell us. “No, when you have a party, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind.” 16 more words


What If Smart Homes Were Designed For Seniors, Instead?

Excerpt from this article:

So when Kevin Gaunt envisions the future of the smart home, he doesn’t think of it in terms of millennials, or their “picturesque Airbnb-style houses inhabited by attractive people who effortlessly interact with technology, dealing with all our chores and reading our deepest wishes before we are even aware of them.” Instead, he asks what the smart homes and conversational interfaces of the future can do for the elderly.

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A Night at Red Rocks (or How I Got My Groove Back)

For those who have never been, Red Rocks Amphitheater is, well, quite possibly the best musical venue on the planet. But don’t take my word for it. 743 more words


Friday Wrap-Up, August 26, 2016 | a message from the Secretary of Aging

Each week the Office of the Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Aging releases a Friday newsletter with information relevant to activities, issues and events for older Pennsylvanians and persons with disabilities across the Commonwealth. 9 more words


Dear face: Zits or Wrinkles- you can't have both.

It’s been a long week.  Long,  as in the opposite of my hair.  Sigh.  So, in an effort to look at the bright side of things, is a list of positives to the new lack of my beloved hair. 2,195 more words

Taking Stock: August 2016

Cooking : Fish Tacos. I’m trying to replicate my favorite dish from Houlihans, a restaurant nearby that has them on the menu. So far I have discovered that if I take crispy fish sticks spritzed with lime and topped with a damp (not wet) coleslaw, sprinkle cilantro and encase them in a 6″ flour tortilla I have a meal that I can enjoy at home with my Chardonnay. 115 more words

Dawn M. Miller