Tag Archives: Aging Gracefully

Word from Australia

Fires!  Lawrie lives in the city of Canberra (capital of Australia, its own District as Washington, D.C. is for the USA).  Here is a link he sent to a map of the fires in the area of Canberra.   http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?cat_id=683.   We … Continue reading

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I Dreamed a Dream

I saw the movie Les Misérables this afternoon.  I knew it would be emotionally intense.  It was.  I decided I was ready to see it.  It was as touching and moving as I expected it to be.  By the time … Continue reading

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What Shall I Do?

He makes me do things I would/could never force myself to do.  He hands me weights that practically flip me off the bench and on to the ground as soon as I try to lift them.   Twenty???  You want me … Continue reading

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Does It Scare You?

I just spent a while in Solitude sitting on the deck last evening.  Does it scare you to be alone, really alone?  I don’t mean just without someone else present with you.  I mean facing full on that you are … Continue reading

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Magic Eyes

It was a miracle.  I arrived at Ballydoyle’s Pub after laboring over what to wear in hopes of making a good impression on people (yes, especially those girls I had wanted to date), many of whom I had not seen … Continue reading

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That’s My Closet!

I had a strange experience Saturday afternoon.  I am in my home town in Northern, Illinois for my 50th High School Reunion.  I decided to drive by my old neighborhood to see what my childhood home look like.  So much … Continue reading

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Twice Weekly Sore Muscle Day

I always wonder if there is something I have done to myself or it is just the result of getting old. Then I remember it is Sore Muscle Day.  Tuesdays and Fridays have the hour of training with Kevin in … Continue reading

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Any Clue Who You Are?

I can’t get this “Am I 18 or 68” question out of my mind.  If you are closer to 18 than 68, you may still be wondering who you actually are.  In fact, if you are closer to 68 than … Continue reading

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