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Archived Since:April 9, 2010

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INTERESTING STUFF – 21 June 2014

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DUCK FLASH MOB I have no explanation for this, nothing to tell you about what it is. It's here just because of my own wonderment. And when, about three-quarters of the way though the video, you think it's all over...

REWIND THE WEEK – 20 June 2014

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George Carlin's f-word-laced riff on old age was the show-stopper post this week in terms of visitor stats. Someone tweeted it and droves of readers turned up. George's language wasn't much of an issue; most who commented loved the clip....

Notes on Aging in Place

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From a story on the Minnesota Public Radio website titled, The Danger of Aging in Place. ”If there’s one thing many Baby Boomers have in common, it’s this: Trying to convince an elderly parent that it’s time to leave the...

George Carlin on Being Old

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It's a too-busy week here at Chez Bennett so I'm reaching for some easy stuff you might enjoy that gives me time to take care of business, as it were. One good way is video of George Carlin who is,...

Thoreau on The Greatest Gift of Age

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I wish I could say I chose today's quotation on my own, that I am perspicacious enough to have set it aside for special comment. But even though I have undoubtedly read it at least twice in the past, it...

When Does Middle Age End and Old Age Begin?

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On blogs, forums, commercial websites, health-related sites and more, it is amazing how many people debate this question. Invariably, someone will say he or she (usually she) or a friend looks and acts younger than they are (whatever that means)....

INTERESTING STUFF – 14 June 2014

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IMPORTANT EDITORIAL NOTE: I do my best to properly credit the people who send Interesting Stuff items published here and I know I have said I will link to your blog when you have one. But you've got to tell...

Rewind the Week – 13 June 2014

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Announcement Unrelated to Rewind: If you change your email address, please do not ask me to change your subscription to the new address. You subscribed on your own and you will need change your subscription on your own. It's not...

Burial Arrangements

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Long before her death, my mother had prepaid a company for both her cremation and burial at sea. (You can read about that burial here. Before my mother's last illness and death, I'd never thought about making one's own burial...

Summer Heat Help

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(Australians and other TGB readers below the equator can skip today's post or save it for next November.) It's starting to warm up here in Oregon. Nothing unbearable yet but it reminds me that it's time for the annual TGB...

Elder Online Dating

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Last week, The Atlantic reported on a projected new web service called called Stitch which is, according to the reporter, like Tinder for old people - “an online community designed to help senior citizens find each other.” The Australian owner...

Two D-Day Octogenarians

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Actually, they are nearly nonagenarians. Both men are 89 and they made big news for themselves on D-Day last week. Jock Hutton was among the first wave of Allied troops who parachuted into Normandy in 1994. He repeated the jump...

INTERESTING STUFF – 7 June 2014

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PHOTOS OF D-DAY THEN AND NOW Yesterday was the 70th anniversary of the D-Day landings in France. The Guardian this week published an extraordinary collection of then-and-now photos taken on or the that day. Here are the pair of photos...

Rewind the Week – 6 June 2014

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Compared to many blogs, TGB has a consistently compelling comment section. In addition, I needed to carve out time away from the the computer so I've invented Rewind the Week, a weekly (or so) compendium of some of the provocative,....

Finding Purpose in Old Age

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Yesterday Paula Span, who contributes to the New Old Age blog at The New York Times, reported on some recent studies about the benefits of having a purpose in late life. Although not definitive, the research discoveries about purpose (or...

Time Flies When You're Growing Old

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It may be the most common lament among old people and if not, it's certainly up there in the top five: that time keeps speeding up with each passing year. The writer of a book about time perception I've been...

Crabby Old Lady and Intimations of Email's Death

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Crabby Old Lady has been reading it for several years: that she is hopelessly out of touch to prefer email to social media, texting, etc. and she will soon be out of luck anyway because email is dead - it...

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