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Counting My Blessings

I pride myself in originality. Which is why I’m apologizing up front for the hackneyed title. But, hey, old saws are still around because they still have teeth, right? (See how I put an original spin on that phrase?). But … Continue reading

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The Phases of Adulthood

Why are there so many names for the different phases of life from birth through teens (baby, toddler, pre-schooler, kindergartner, grade-schooler, pre-teen, tweener) and almost none for the 60+ years that follow? It’s not fair! I mean, you’re not just … Continue reading

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Old Friends

I had dinner yesterday with an old high school friend, Jeff. We reminisced about our teenage years, and then went on to talk about the times we’ve gotten together since. I couldn’t help smiling because when I was 17, thinking … Continue reading

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The Road to Wisdom

“I shot through my twenties like a luminous thread through a dark needle, blazing toward my destination: Nowhere.” ~Carrie Fisher Aging isn’t for sissies, as the expression goes. A very old patient recently visited a doctor friend of mine. “Good … Continue reading

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Fifty Shades of Me

The final Fifty Shades movie comes out next week. (Um, yay?) Actually, my wife hasn’t seen any of them because, dude, I’ve got at least fifty shades of grey, and they’re all hers. The grey started showing when I was … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

I started making my bucket list today. Here’s what I have so far: 1) Bucket What’s on yours?

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How did I get so Old?

Can you feel me? Boomers – bought stamps for 5¢. “Wait, we don’t have to lick them anymore?” Gen-X – bought stamps for 18¢. “Remember you must lick ’em, lick ’em good!” Millennials – bought stamps for 34¢. “You used … Continue reading

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