People of all ages were asked to finish the statement “I’ve learned…” What hit me as I read these is that the statements all focused on relationship discoveries. Some of these statements lined up clearly with I might have said at about the same age. Where are you in the age group? Before you reach… Read More
Do you feel like your brain is slowing down as you get older? If you’re like me, you may experience peaks and valleys in brain performance. This infographic may help us understand the process of aging and the brain. Image via: How Your Brain Ages Infographic
Aging Jokes Q: How can you avoid getting wrinkles? A: Take off your glasses. “An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her.” ~Agatha Christie “At my age, flowers scare me.” ~George Burns The nice thing about being senile is you can hide… Read More
Do you feel weak or have a hard time opening that pickle jar? Has your energizer bunny taken an extended vacation? How much caffeine does it take to clear the dust bunnies from your brain? Do you know the best solution to these complaints is: EXERCISE! But if you’re like me, you have a… Read More
WYSIWYG: What you see is what you get. More than a computer term, it is a human term for how we determine the worth of ourselves and of others. Some may argue that this is truer for women than men, but that’s a whole ‘nother blog! I’ve been coloring my hair since my thirties when… Read More
Sometimes it’s the half-asleep conversations that nail the subject right on the old nosey. Him: “I’m going to be 63 in a few weeks.” Her: “I know. Where have our lives gone?” Him: “Into all of those people [our family] who were in our house yesterday.” I married a poet.
137 years her family worked this land. It’s who they are. The farm is still there, but not theirs any more. She is a runner, venturing out from a parent plant whose roots, once deep and secure, have been pulled up. She helped loosen the soil that held it there to transplant it in town,… Read More