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What is it with men and our hair as we age?
First of all, mine is starting to grow fastest in the places I
want it least, like in my nostrils, ears and eyebrows. Who
needs more hair in their ears, anyway? What p ...
One couple had grown up on adjoining farms. The other had met in
school when she was in the 3rd grade and he was in the 1st. None
ever had any other significant person in their lives; each couple
had been together in marriag ...
We work for 20, 30, even 40 years or more. All the while, there
are thoughts about the future. There will come a day when the work
stops and we step out from the shadows of timeclocks and deadlines,
into the bright sunshine ...
There it was in the bargain bin at one of the big box stores, a
record player that plugged into your computer and uploaded your old
LP's in digital form. Well, color me excited for $19.95!
There is something I should ...
No, I'm not talking about the big ranch house in the sky. In
spite of what many of us say, there can come a time when we need to
relocate to a more aging-appropriate setting. When that time
comes, here are a few sugges ...
A fellow over sixty and I were talking recently about how clear
our memories are getting to be. Not about the stuff that happened
yesterday or why I opened the refrigerator door just now. No,
that seems to be getting m ...
Most of us start screaming our individuality as we exit the
womb, kicking and gasping our way into the world. While we
may develop a more subtle approach over time, we are likely to
continue the battle for self-asserti ...
Few things show our age like how we react to politics. To say
campaigns are different than they used to be is so profound an
understatement as to border on being the beginning of a eulogy. But
they are different.
First of ...