Category Archives: Aging

Aging and caring for the aging

Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

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Watching Death

Among the things that I admire is the devotion of women and men to one another in those final hours. Continue reading

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Marking the Passing

Among the things I’d planned for my Fourth of July, helping with Wilberta “Billie” Jane Kelly’s funeral wasn’t one of them. It was an honor that my plans got changed! Continue reading

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Of Paradox and Pleasure

Isn’t it amazing how something that happened years ago seems like yesterday and something last week seems years ago already? Continue reading

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In Turbulent Times

In these times of polarization and political hostility, it is especially vital that we remember–and practice–the best parts of what we claim to believe. Continue reading

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Of Grief and Pain, Loss and Hope

Some deaths are tragic, some horrific, some a welcome release. Even in the release, there is loss and sorrow. Continue reading

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In the Face of Disturbing News

In the space of the unknown, there is room for sowing seeds of doubt… or of faith. I know which one has a better yield. Continue reading

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