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A Gift

“Happiness is the meaning and purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence” – Aristotle   My daughter Ann is Bi-Polar. It is a very difficult condition to live with. A heavy cross to carry. And especially … Continue reading

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I don’t get it.

“One day you just wake up and discover that you got old while you were sleeping.” – “This is where I leave you” – by Jonathan Tropper My cousin Richard. Three years older than I. What a guy. When I … Continue reading

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HOOK EM HORNS

“The best survival strategy was always to copy old men, because they, after all, were the winners, the survivors” – The Thirst by Jo Nesbo Too many of us fail to break the crippling grip of our environment and life … Continue reading

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Commercials

“It is difficult to produce a television documentary that is both incisive and probing, when every twelve minutes one is interrupted by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.” – Rod Serling With time on my hands, I watch TV. Too … Continue reading

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Brains

Per a recent a study, our brains decay 5% per decade after age 40. OK………………. So my brain is almost 18% less effective. I’m sure some of my family and friends would doubt the accuracy of that number. Too conservative … Continue reading

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Words

“Words are such gross machinery, so primitive and ambiguous” – Frank Herbert I love words. Not as much as say Hamburgers but……………… I like the way they work together to communicate a thought, a command, a wish, an emotion. However, … Continue reading

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How could I?

“Fundamental changes of behavior hardly ever happen. Human beings are notorious. They insist on making the same mistakes over and over again, even after they’ve received new information” – The Thirst by Jo Nesbo At various stages of my life … Continue reading

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A Great Guy

“The soul is born old but grows young. That is the comedy of life. And the body is born young and grows old. That is life’s tragedy.” – Oscar Wilde In about 2 weeks I will celebrate my 75th birthday. … Continue reading

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Manners

“I hate it when people are at your house and they ask ‘Do you have a bathroom?’ No, we pee in the yard.”  Phone rings. A number I don’t recognize. Most of the time I don’t answer these calls. But … Continue reading

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Shrinkage

“The great secret that old people share is that you haven’t really changed in 70 or 80 years. Your body changes, but you don’t change at all” – Doris Lessing New to Tulsa. First appointment with my new PCP physician … Continue reading

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