When I was a young person I would watch older people get together and talk, and I saw they frequently talked about their maladies. I thought, “How boring!” You probably did, too. [Read more…]
I told some friends I write Older Adult fiction and the crap hit the fan. I had no idea it would touch a nerve. [Read more…]
With improved health and life expectancy, your middle-age could go on for decades. [Read more…]
“As we grow, we often have more fear of failure; our comfort zone shrinks, and we take fewer risks.” The quote, attributed to Yehuda Berg, delights me. I delight in rejecting it. Although maybe I should be more careful. [Read more…]
Can you believe how aggressive online ads are getting? [Read more…]
I love reading about Boomers who retire to a houseboat or a yurt or some other oddball place that will give them a shot at fulfilling the dream. Now that the kids are gone and they have a measure of freedom, options begin to emerge.
Mom’s almost 90. She’s bright, independent and social. She’s also frail and tiny. [Read more…]
I’ve always loved Leonard Cohen’s voice and music. This tribute to love is beautiful and poignant.
So sad to think of this poor man suffering with the almost-insurmountable problems of addiction and depression (LATE ADD: and possibly also Parkinsons’.) [Read more…]