Tag Archives: old age

Celebrate or Hide?

“Birthdays” Hurrah!  Boo? Presents!  Ignore me? Celebrate!  Don’t talk about it? Party!  Shhh? Having just roared past another yearly tribute (or damn reminder) I happened to stumble upon a story about the world’s oldest living person… a female in Italy … Continue reading

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Losing It Not All Bad

Lots of things are going away. In a crowded restaurant or party it sucks to have to strain to hear the person talking four feet away. Yeah, I’m losing my hearing. A flight of stairs causes me to pause at … Continue reading

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Observations of the next Level/Stage/Adventure/Hell

I’m not a sociologist and a damn poor philosopher, but it looks like we humans evolve through distinct stages of our life–zygote, fetus, infant, child, teen, young adult, adult, middle age, old age, nursing care, hospice, ground. (or ocean or … Continue reading

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My Two Dorothys

If you cancel out the Wizard of Oz, you probably don’t know a Dorothy. It hasn’t been a Top 10 name ever. It is a shortcut name for Dorothea, which has a Greek meaning of “God’s Gift.” My two Dorothy’s … Continue reading

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