Monthly Archives: May 2012

Life’s Good – But Not So Good

There is that quote from the Tale of Two Cities (may not be correct wording): It was the best of times and the worst of times.  In the last few days there have times that don’t qualify as the best … Continue reading

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Try It Sometime

There are secrets to be discovered, secrets that will make a difference in how you live.  They are hidden in surprisingly obvious places.  It just takes a little time, some thoughtful remembering, and of all things old pictures from the … Continue reading

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What’s in the Middle Matters

I learned something today.  There seems to me to be a universe out there of new stuff to learn.  What happened to all the knowledge I had when I was twenty-five?  Clearly a whole bunch of new stuff came to … Continue reading

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The Past became the Present

I had no idea it was happening until I was driving home.  Sometimes when I make discoveries like this I fear that I am the only person on the planet who hasn’t caught on yet, that I am describing something … Continue reading

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The Past became the Present

I had no idea it was happening until I was driving home.  Sometimes when I make discoveries like this I fear that I am the only person on the planet who hasn’t caught on yet, that I am describing something everyone … Continue reading

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Harder This Time

Psychic pain is still pain, physical pain.  Today is the 71st anniversary of Mary Ann’s birth.  Sunday was Mother’s Day.  Maybe I am just not remembering last year clearly but this second time around almost two years from the event … Continue reading

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Two Judges and a General

I wrote this when I got home Friday night:  There would be no misbehaving at our table.  I felt very privileged when I got the invitation celebrating two people receiving Honorary Doctorates at the University.  It is a comparatively small … Continue reading

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“Fresh Meat!”

I could almost hear him whisper it as he circled for a moment, calling out to two others to join him for the prospective meal.  Since I was still moving and considerably larger than any of them, they glided off … Continue reading

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Falsely Accused!

Aging brings with it all sorts of signs.  We can fight it or accept it.  Which choice we make has absolutely no effect on whether or not we continue to age.  I have decided to embrace the changes as they … Continue reading

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What an Evening!

[These are last night’s reflections – written after just after publishing the last post written earlier in the day.]  I came home feeling exhilarated by the time spent with so many people in stimulating conversations on different subjects.  At one … Continue reading

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