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Youth, Brief as a Dream--Two Fragments from Mimnermus

Mimnermus fr. 1

“What life and what pleasure is there without golden Aphrodite?
May I die when I no longer care about these things—
Secrets sex, persuasive gifts, and bed— 106 more words


Birthdays allow us to Remember

August 23rd is always a bitter-sweet day for me because ya see it was the birthday of my Gramm. She was an amazing, loving and brilliant lady who loved me when I never knew I was lovable. 968 more words

The Firm Line of Character

Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
Clarence Day


Diary, August 2017

Here are Martin and Peter soon after our arrival at Sussex Inlet on Friday, the 18th of August 2017:

We were the first to arrive at our ‘camp’ at Sussex Inlet. 40 more words


Turning 50.

I’m turning 50 next year. In November 2018. That’s half a century, people. 50. Freaking. Years. Old.


I thought I’d write about what turning 50 is like. 521 more words


Menopause, the beginning of the end? Or the end of the beginning? What comes next for me?

OK so I started with every intention of blogging regularly and then life got in the way and it all fell to the way side. Having decided to restart I’ve decided to kickoff with the most difficult subject I could currently choose. 1,041 more words