Aging Category

Habitus corpus

There are a lot of reasons to avoid developing some habits, but I think there is a place for establishing routines or conventions that confer greater peace of mind. In fact, I love creating (flexible) structure in my life. So, in the interest of describing rather than prescribing … Most of us have far more […]

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Whose values?

This is Columbus Day. I just heard that there is a movement to change this holiday to Native American’s Day. Sounds like a good idea to me. That made me think about a couple of things going on right now.  For one, one of our three parties is holding their annual “Values Voter Summit” this […]

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Health care for the privileged or for all?

Which would you prefer? I am pretty clear on what I would rather have. Health care must be recognized as a right, not a privilege. For the people who slavishly repeat the meme that our Federal government cannot provide any efficient service, I categorically disagree. There are at least five excellent examples I know of […]

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Ted McCarthy … beloved by?

I awoke Wednesday to the headlines that this benighted “Senator” spent the previous 21 hours raving against affordable healthcare to prevent the rescue of poor and hardworking Americans who don’t have it right now.  He is a Joe McCarthy look-alike, think-alike, and hate-alike.  An arrogant phony who only the most limited among us cannot see […]

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The crabapple doesn’t fall far

[Somehow this posted on Wednesday in error when it was only partially finished, lol.  So here it is in its final glory, with all its warts!  I will get the hang of that scheduling function, yet :-).] Remember how we all swore we would never be anything like our parents? (Well, many of us anyway.) […]

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