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OK, Boomer!

OK, Boomer!

A Cheeky Put-Down I learned on CBS Sunday Morning a new put-down. I was hurt. OK, Boomer is the current generation's cheeky put-down of my generation. It expresses the exasperation younger folks feel with our hypocrisy, incompetence, and curmudgeonliness. But, I...

Help for Me and My Peer Group

Help for Me and My Peer Group

  Old people are now my peer group. That's a distinction that still startles me  . . .   “It’s [old age] not a surprise, we knew it was coming – make the most of it. So you may not be as fast on your feet, and the image in your mirror may be a little...

Aging with Grace

Aging with Grace

Aging and Gardening Aging and gardening are still two of my favorite writing prompts; an autumns-garden may still teach life lessons worth sharing. In an actual  garden past its prime, lots of plants, shrubs and flowers need cutting back, or uprooting.  In our...

A Shadow over the Rape of  Ukraine

A Shadow over the Rape of Ukraine

Daily, I feel like I am watching a slow-motion rape of an independent nation by another --  even as news reports the fierce Ukrainian  resistance  and all nations in the world save four condemned the brutal assault.   For all the Bible I say I know,  why do I keep...

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