Blog Profile / Time Goes By


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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Happy Thanksgiving 2017, Everyone

Given the condition of the national government (not to mention some state governments), we in the United States could be forgiven for wondering what there is to be thankful for this year. May I suggest we go micro, local, personal.....

Elders and Dog Sharing

2 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Day in and day out, there is so much bad news, I decided that in keeping with the holiday tomorrow, we should have a week of light news and commentary. God knows such things as sexual misconduct, tax reform, net...

Downsizing and Old Love Letters

4 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

You might imagine that given my age (76) and with the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, I've been thinking lately about clearing out some of the detritus here in the ol' homestead. Not that I've done much about it but it...

ELDER MUSIC: Wolves

5 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

INTERESTING STUFF – 18 November 2017

6 days agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

CENTENARIAN SHARES ADVICE WITH STRANGERS IN NYC Eileen Wilkinson's grandson set up a laptop on an upper west side corner in New York City so that his 100-year-old grandmother could give out free advice to strangers. It seems everyone is...

A Cancer Surprise

Thank you all for your concern and suggestions on Wednesday's post about my fatigue. I wrote that post late on Tuesday anticipating my regular chemo session the next afternoon. It did not go exactly as planned. First, you would not....

The Reality of Cancer Treatment Sets In

As I sit here at my desk tapping out this first sentence, I'd rather be curled up in bed. I don't necessarily need to sleep; I just want to lie down. I am deeply weary. This is not an unexpected...

Making Hearing Aids as Cool as Eyeglasses

A neighbor leaned in close, putting her ear near mine. “Can you hear it?” she asked, referring to her new hearing aid? Yes. Yes, I could hear her hearing aid announcing that it had been inserted correctly. They haven't gotten...

ELDER MUSIC: 1953 Yet Again

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

INTERESTING STUFF – 11 November 2017

VETERANS DAY Today is American Veteran's Day and I like this video that turned up about Captain Simtratpal Singh who is a West Point graduate, a war veteran, an active duty Army officer and a recipient of the Bronze Star....

The Democratic Wins in Tuesday's Election

Let's have a little political talk around here today as a switch from too much health chitchat. Democratic candidates got an amazing number of wins over their Republican opponents in Tuesday's election and in some cases did it in a....

Crabby Old Lady and End of Literacy

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Okay, maybe Crabby Old Lady is overstating it in that headline, but voice and and tiny little pictographs appear to be taking over human communication at the expense of the written word. It's not just email and texting. When you...

Chemo Brain and Bravery

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[To be clear, I want to assure you that I don't intend to turn Time Goes By into a cancer blog - I have plenty of other interests in regard to aging. But for the two weeks I was stuck...

ELDER MUSIC: Mozart's Lesser Known Operas

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

INTERESTING STUFF – 4 November 2017

2 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

HOW AN IGLOO KEEPS YOU WARM I always wondered about this. Here's a good explanation: TURN YOUR CLOCKS BACK TONIGHT Yes, daylight savings time ends in the U.S. tonight which can give you an extra hour of sleep – you...

Cancer Keeps You Busy

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Chores have been piling up and I'm getting behind so this is really a day off for me but I thought I'd make quick mention of a couple of cancer-related surprises. Some of you who have greater experience with this...

INTERESTING STUFF – 21 October 2017

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

ENGLAND'S OLDEST STUNT MAN Rocky Taylor has been a movie stunt man for 54 years, he's got the Guinness Record for it length of time at the job and he's not stopping any time soon. ”He’s been in over 14...

Crabby Old Lady and Cancer on TV

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

When something newly interests us, we naturally become more sensitized to it. We pay more attention, we notice it more and like Crabby Old Lady recently, may wonder if it is just her or is there a lot more on...

Accepting the Idea of Death

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Death, my own, has been a companion for all my life - or close enough. Such thoughts took up a good portion of my 21st birthday – the arrival of full adulthood for my generation - as I spent two...

ELDER MUSIC: Divorce

3 weeks agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...

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