Monthly Archives: October 2014

Finding My Roots

Today’s Mail Tribune had an article in the TV Tempo section that was promoting a PBS program called “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.”  Gates is the director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard and his show features high-profile guests finding their roots.   This article follows a series [...]

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My New Best Selling Book

I have this great idea for a new diet book.  The title is “How I lost 50 pounds in two years after turning 70.”   The sub-title will be “If I can do it so can you.”  Want to buy it?   There’s just one problem with my book; it’s a bit thin.  As a matter of [...]

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He said he hoped to die at age 75? He said that!

This blog is drawn directly from another blog site (www.changingaging.org) which is worth subscribing to if you do not already. A recent post on that site references a September 17, 2014 article in the Atlantic magazine (www.theatlantic.com) titled. “Why I Hope to Die at Age 75” by Ezekiel Emmanuel, who is a 57 year old [...]

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Lucy-Part 2

As I post this blog, our sweet and oh-so-busy new pup –Lucy– who Howard wrote about recently in his blog– lays on my lap. Seems the sound of tapping keys on the computer has lulled her to sleep. Thankfully. She has displayed a somewhat destructive bent in the last few days. A partially shredded sock [...]

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I Love Lucy

No, not the zany 50′s TV star Lucille Ball, but our new little 11 week Cavalier King Charles puppy Lucy.  For Sharon and I Lucy is a wonderful little companion.  She has arrived just as we have moved into our new “age-friendly” home in the Twin Creeks development in Central Point and befitting her regal status [...]

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