Tag Archives: growing older

Say what you wanna say…do what you wanna do

Waiting for my stretch class to begin at the Tucson JCC I lift a few weights. I glance over to see if my waiting classmates are sitting by the Mind & Body classroom door. Yup. I keep lifting weights, not … Continue reading

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The next chapter…’Say yes to opportunities’

Who knew that people 82 to 85 score higher on happiness scales than millennials? I’m not there yet, but I am happy. My super adorable grandson Foss was born on Jan. 21 in Minneapolis. I’m in good health, as is … Continue reading

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Summer at Somes Pond/Somesville, Maine

Somes Pond may look ordinary but it’s not.                       Three couples walk to Somes Pond from their homes on Oak Hill Road at different times of day. Without air conditioning, … Continue reading

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Welcoming 2013

Life keeps turning. But there’s still so much I don’t know. Why does this Christmas cactus bloom at the same time every year? Where do our memories go when we grow old? Dan’s father says the worst thing about being … Continue reading

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