You’re never too old to set new goals, dream new drea

September 7, 2022
So I did something the other day. I made my stage debut. On a real stage. Performing a solo show I wrote, myself. Well, I performed part of it. There are three...

Out of the darkness, into the light

August 10, 2022
I've spent too much of today thinking about someone who can't find their way out of the darkness. Their darkness. Oh, not really depression, although it may very well...

On this day, 50 years ago

July 15, 2022
It wasn't unusual 50 years ago to see this Oldsmobile Cutlass on the road. What is an Oldsmobile, you ask? It was a division of General Motors and its last car came...

Leaving this world of ours too soon, but with so much grace

July 11, 2022
The first line of her last post read The final day. My friend had been diagnosed just over a month earlier with a fast-moving terminal cancer and now, she was...

What I no longer have time for

July 6, 2022
The realization that I am pretty far down the timeline of my life has hit me hard in recent years. Of course, when your best friend is 92, the view changes a little: you...

Has your heart been broken?

June 28, 2022
Has your heart been broken? If it has, my own heart goes out to you. I know what it feels like: I didn't reach my advanced age without an arrow or two to my own...

How to find fulfillment when it seems elusive

June 22, 2022
Have you ever had that feeling that you are right where you are supposed to be, doing exactly what you are supposed to be doing? That happened to me last month in a...

When to stop giving?

May 31, 2022
Ah, this is such an interesting question. When to stop giving. So, of course, healthy friendships  / relationships are not tit for tat. We do not "keep...

What to do with all the grief

May 25, 2022
After my girlfriend passed, I found myself staring sightlessly at the incredible obituary in the New York Times and at the one her husband wrote that appears on...

The past is past – what can we do about it?

May 24, 2022
The past is the past. We can't do anything about it--except learn from it and do better now. There are things about my past that I miss very much and then there...

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