Why I Love Old People

I love old people. At least the ones I see at the rec center where I go swimming. When I walk by the lazy river I see them walking in little clusters. Almost always they are smiling while they talk. I’ve noticed something else. Most of them have given up on modesty. I think it’s because they are more interested in others than themselves. They peel off their bathing suits and wander...
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The Books I Read The Second Half Of 2015

Can you believe 2015 has two days left in it? I didn’t get as many books read as I usually do because we were so busy traveling and remodeling. However, I got to read a wide variety of books and I think you’d enjoy most of them. For each book listed, I cut and pasted some description from Amazon, then I added my own thoughts. To read the books I read the first half of 2015 click...
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Christmas 2015

I made a video of Christmas 2015...
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The Surprising Way You Can Feel Good In The Midst of Painful Times

  Robert Emmons, the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude asked people with debilitating physical illnesses to compose a narrative concerning a time when they felt a deep sense of gratitude to someone or for something. He asked them to let themselves re-create that experience in their minds so that they could feel the emotions as if they had transported themselves back in time to...
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Advice from an older, more mature women, who’s heard from her kids when they grew up

      Advice from an older, more mature women, who’s heard from her kids when they grew up: Don’t storm out and say, “I’m leaving.” They will believe you, and tell their friends, and when you come home after a brisk walk they will feel perplexed. Don’t rant and rave. It scares them. Get healthy as soon as you can because their emotional health...
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