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An Old Woman Plans, God Laughs

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

You may recall that I began this week telling you that “there are days in life that will become so troublesome there is no point in getting out of bed” but that yesterday I said my technology troubles are resolved....

Technology Adventure with Barnes & Noble (Or, Technology Troubles – Final Day)

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

The internet has not been kind to bookstores especially the small, independents that have played such an important part of communities part for at least a couple of hundred of years and are such a pleasure to visit. Two I...

John Oliver's April Fool's Day (Or, Technology Troubles – Day 3)

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

John Oliver and his Last Week Tonight crew took off last Sunday but they prepared this timely short video that well expresses my feeling about this so-called holiday. Heh. He's such a teenage boy, sometimes. A brilliantly funny teenage boy....

1980s Technology Troubles (Or, Technology Troubles – Day 2)

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

You are STILL not getting a regular blog post. I'm going slowly, carefully and taking a lot of rest breaks so I don't pull out what's left of my hair. It is times like these that I desperately crave cigarettes....

Technology Troubles

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

There are days in life, it is said, that will become so troublesome there is no point in getting out of bed. I say nay. I say there are entire weekends in that category and now I know they can...

INTERESTING STUFF – 28 March 2015

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

MORE DATING FOLLOWUP You will recall we discussed elder dating in three posts over the past week or so. Darlene Costner send one more update for us. Enjoy: Daughter: Daddy, I am coming home to get married. Take out your...

Old People and Weather

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

[PERSONAL NOTE: I've not been feeling well for a couple of days – a bad cold or mild flu (this year's vaccine missed a strain or two) – so when I take a few minutes off from napping, I'm writing...

Can You Trust Online Health Information?

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Or, for that matter, any other kind of information? There are some general rules of thumb that anyone with even minimal critical thinking skills probably uses: • Who is doing the writing? What are his/her credentials? (If there is n...

Driving While Old

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Whenever there is an auto accident involving an elder driver, there are hysterical calls to snatch licenses from people when they turn 65. What makes me laugh (ruefully) is that U.S. elected officials are eager to raise retirement age for...

Yes, Another Elder Online Dating Post – Part 3 (Unplanned)

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Yesterday's post, Part 2 of this series, was supposed to be the end of it. But two pertinent things happened that make it worth extending for a day – especially because I think the topic of elder dating deserves a...

I Flunked Elder Online Dating – Part 2

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

As I reported at the end of Part 1, I was flattered to receive the first response to my profile and photo within about five minutes of posting them to pof.com and OurTime: “Great profile,” it read. “I'd love to...

INTERESTING STUFF – 21 March 3015

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

LARRY WILMORE ON AGE As you know, Larry Wilmore has taken over the Comedy Central spot at 11:30PM formerly held by Stephen Colbert who is preparing to step into David Letterman's position at CBS-TV in the fall. Recently, Steve Garfield...

I Flunked Elder Online Dating – Part 1

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

There are certain elder topics that are difficult for this blog because I have no personal experience. I can imagine but I don't really bring anything useful to the party. Never having been a mother, I'm not much good at...

Wise and Wily Old People

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

One of the good things the ageing of the huge baby boomer generation has spawned is an upsurge in research about old people, particularly brain and cognition research, and I follow it closely. Well, as much as possible. Most study.....

Crabby Old Lady on (Literally) Dying of Boredom

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

On Monday's post about Donald Hall's Essays at Eighty, Crabby Old Lady made particular note of a couple of readers who picked up and ran with the poet's thought about what bores him: ”You know what I find boring?” commented...

A Reason Old People Forget Things

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

About ten days ago, I wrote about being so forgetful now that I had gone to the store with only one item in mind and got home with six other things but not the apples I intended. According to the...

“At 80, We Understand We are Extraterrestrial”

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Maybe you know of Donald Hall. He is a well known as a poet. In fact, The Library of Congress appointed him poet laureate in 2006. He tells us now in Essays at Eighty that the muse of poetry has...

ELDER MUSIC: 1972

2 months 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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