Aging in the 21st Century

We all have the same things in common, 24 hours in a day, free will, and we all must leave this universe. In 1900 there were 3.5 million people over the age of 65 in the United States. According to the 2010 census there are now 40.5 million people over the age of 65 in […]

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A Song Just for Me

Today I am celebrating my 64th birthday. Although a smaller number might sound better when I say it out loud, 64 has a nice ring. In fact it is so pleasant that the Beatles wrote a lovely lyrics and music for me to enjoy this day: “When I get older, losing my hair, many years […]

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Yikes! She’s Been Left Behind!

It was our oldest son’s junior year. We wanted to take one last vacation before he began his senior year. When? January of course! Where? Everyone agreed it would be Disney World. Should we fly or drive? Driving would be more economical and we had three drivers since our oldest son earned his driver’s license […]

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Blessing the Homeless One Bundle at a Time

Two years ago, my fiancĂ©, Cody, and I were inspired to help the less fortunate individuals in our Pensacola, FL community. We thought long and hard about what we could do to start our own family tradition of making a difference. We brainstormed and finally had an idea that we felt motivated to achieve. We […]

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Past Lives of Possessions

This afternoon, I covered our dining room table with the white tablecloth my grandmother embroidered over 100 years ago. It’s my favorite tablecloth and I only use it for special occasions, such as Passover, Thanksgiving, or Hanukah which we are celebrating with friends this evening. Every time I spread it across the table, I admire […]

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Memorize This!

I’m not judged by how many times I fail but by how many times I succeed. And the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying! Now, let’s look at this advice in the view of the old middle school dance. Can […]

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