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If you can't laugh at yourself......

This post was originally scheduled to run in recognition of April Fools Day, but due to other circumstances occurring on that day (here), it did not seem appropriate to let it run. 1,337 more words


At 65

To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.
–  Bernard Baruch

So, I just recently turned 65.  I’m officially a “senior citizen,” which implies a general condition of being cast off.  761 more words


Loneliness and old age

Studies regularly point out that loneliness can be deadlier than obesity or smoking, especially in your old age. Just do a search, and you’ll find many references. 538 more words

Just Life

A Response to Janice

morning light @ the lake

Spring was late in arriving, though in all fairness, winter was mild.
Seasons have developed the habit of turning into the next all too rapidly… 276 more words


Sixteenth Anniversary

Today’s our sixteenth year together in marriage, my wife Angelia and I. Except that we’re not together on this special day. Twelve days ago, my eighty-five year-old mother-in-law collapsed outside her senior high-rise in the lower Hill District in Pittsburgh. 432 more words


May my speech distill as the dew

May my teaching drop as rain, my speech distill as the dew, as the gentle rain upon the tender grass, and as the showers upon the herb.

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