Category Archives: Life after 50

Doggie Butt Pillows and other observations

My two pups at their morning nap – it’s tough work getting up in the morning, barking at Mom to hurry up with breakfast, chowing down on a dental chew, followed by a backyard constitutional…. Patterns in time are what matter … Continue reading

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A Jewish Christmas Eve

What was I thinking? Another Christmas eve in Christian world with my Humanist (former Episcopalian) Spouse, 29 year old son, 4 + 2 furry kids and two keets (who never complain -mind you). I am preparing for the dinner tomorrow … Continue reading

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Really Trying

Can’t have it all when you’re trying to please everyone, in fact, you can’t have anything except for grabbed spots of time and pieces of a life with small projects geared to please others. Pleasing others, it does suck you … Continue reading

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Back Again – More in Dog Days of Fall

It’s been awhile – I know, but it’s the guys at my home plus the usual challenges of life that have had me too busy to do much else lately. The Pup in the photo was posted to a social … Continue reading

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Dog Day Morning

Waking early to a furry child embedded in my neck, I stumbled through a rather cold house (thermostat set to 69 degrees) to my sofa tray computer to open my fitness tracker. It’s a new thing for me  after a long slump … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers and Health insurance

I know many of us have had the shock of our lives upon discovering that the business trend of this past decade has been to oust many post-50 workers. Many of my friends in the same age group  +  10 … Continue reading

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Music and the key to success

An article in todays’ New York Times, Is Music the Key to Success? piqued my interest this morning. I am a dedicated violinist, meaning I love the violin and like to play it just about every day. That doesn’t mean however, … Continue reading

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Never thought about it until my friend did it..

Last week I met a friend for coffee at the local Starbucks. As she walked up looking pretty sharp in a crisp white shirt and jeans, I couldn’t help being surprised by Cherrie’s hair – it was totally gray. She … Continue reading

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Just a note about my blog..

I know a few of you may wonder why I started out here with a few posts on the topic of being over Fifty, then returned the next day to discover some additional science type postings from way back. Well, I’ve … Continue reading

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What You can and Cannot Do During the Federal Shutdown

I know many of us don’t know what to think of this shutdown and while we may have different perspectives on it, it is good to know what one can and can’t do with regards to government services and in … Continue reading

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