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- Things I’ll do differently when I’m old: an alternative view
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- Grandmothers, granddaughters, and the Circle of Life
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- Kindness is key to health and happiness, and it’s free!
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- Making the Human Race Whole
- 101 years of Remembrance Days: what we remember and what we keep forgetting
- Runfessions: Time to hang up the sneakers
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- Some advice on getting old
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Category Archives: Odds and Ends
Today is Thanksgiving in the U.S. and, just as with Thanksgiving in Canada (which is a little earlier, when travel is more predictable), it’s a time for many people to consider all that they have to be thankful for and … Continue reading
There, I said it. I didn’t say “advice on aging” or “advice on getting older”, I just said it like it is – getting old! It’s been that kind of week; more friends than usual in our group of oldsters … Continue reading
As we know, having friends is an important contributor to good mental and physical health, at all ages. And humour is an excellent contributor to good mental health as well. What can be a better sign of friendship than sharing … Continue reading
Now we come to Part 2 of John Persico’s tale of the four boys. You don’t have to wait a week wondering what happened to them like I did, instead you can have a week to think about it afterwards. … Continue reading
This story – Part 1 of two parts – was posted a week ago by John Persico in his thought-provoking blog Aging Capriciously. After reading Part 2 today I decided it needed to be shared widely. This is an American … Continue reading