aging · being · growing old · musings

Act Your Age

One of my favorite bloggers, who writes honestly and insightfully about aging, recently noted we glorify older people who are active, those who at 70 or 80 are romping around like 40 year olds. As a society we want old folks to not act like ‘old folks’, but instead run, dive, explore, walk, bike, swim,… Continue reading Act Your Age

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To Be or To Do?

In our society, what we do is one of the first things people ask us. Usually our jobs define us, setting the stage on which we perform. Our self-image is wrapped up in what we do for a living, our accomplishments, our income, as though the reason for our being is based on ‘doing’. I… Continue reading To Be or To Do?

being · musings · retirement · schedules · thoughts

Learning to ‘Be’

In our society, what we do is one of the first things people ask us. Usually our jobs define us, setting the stage on which we perform. Our self-image is wrapped up in what we do for a living, our accomplishments, our income, as though the reason for our being is based on ‘doing’. I… Continue reading Learning to ‘Be’

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The Wheels of the Bus, Bus, Bus ..

Originally posted on Feeding on Folly:
Earlier this week I had to take the bus home. Normally I’d say that in a whiny, complaining tone, but I didn’t this time. Did you notice? I didn’t complain for two reasons: I don’t want to be like one of the people mentioned in this article. I acknowledge…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: eye-spy

This week’s photo challenge prompt is titled Eye-spy, and here are some of my favorites. Hope you enjoy. https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/eye-spy/ A trusting soul   A judging soul   A knowing soul   A critical soul   A wise soul   An enticing soul   And my all time favorite: A whimsical soul

being · humor · lazy · Life · musings · procrastination · relaxing · retired · retirement · thoughts

Who Said I Am Lazy?

It is a sad day when one learns that one is lazy. I’m not certain if I have always been afflicted with this malady, or if it is something that has crept into my life with retirement. Whichever, I can attest to the fact that I am comfortable sitting in front of my computer, playing… Continue reading Who Said I Am Lazy?