Short thoughts on communication

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“Curmudgeons are mockers and debunkers. They can’t compromise their standards and can’t manage the suspension of disbelief necessary for feigned cheerfulness. Their awareness is a curse.” There is a part of me that’s a real curmudgeon. Maybe it’s from living too … Continue reading

Retirement: Carbon dating of a different sort

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I can barely remember what I ate for breakfast so remembering purchases or events needs help. Big time help. I keep notes but you can’t make notes on every facet of your life (at least I can’t!). I have my … Continue reading

Some thoughts on aging

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My mother often yelled at the TV, especially regarding older actors/actresses. “Boy they look old!” Or “What happened to them? They used to be handsome/gorgeous!” It was baffling to me because they were her age. Contemporaries. They didn’t look any older than she … Continue reading

Random 5 for December 3 – Blogs, cameras, clothes, nice people, workers

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A new one – I get a lot of weird stuff but this one stunned me. I received a request to write a guest post on another blog. It is a technical website. They want me to write a technical post. … Continue reading

Random 5 for August 6 – Aging, exercise, walks, dog poop, change

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You know you’re getting old when – the beloved husband lets you borrow his magnifying glasses to remove a splinter. I didn’t even know he had something so powerful. Getting re-acquainted — With my gym closing, I am in transition. … Continue reading

Computer issues, ack!

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I hate computer problems. I resent taking the time to learn or understand what is wrong and I sure don’t like to fixing them. One thing I LOVED about work was my access to an IT expert. It was bliss. … Continue reading

Is affirmation important in retirement?

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As we get older we care less about what people think but does it ever completely go away? Maybe not. The focus may change from people thinking about how we look (smart, sharp, go-getter) to thinking we are a good … Continue reading