Category Archives: Aging


It can be used up, but it will never run out. It can be straddled by standing with one foot on either side of a line. It seems to stand perfectly still during a bad speech, but it waits for no one. My nephew wants … Continue reading

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Christmas past, Christmas present, Christmas future, Why the middle is never glorified? Tantalizing treats that make the mouth water don’t last, Adventures that turn toes white with cold are unpleasant, Friends whose voices ring with harmony, their smiles blur, These … Continue reading

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Mount Vesuvius

August 24, 79 AD – Mount Vesuvius erupts, Pompeii dies. In October 2002 I went on a Holiday Fellowship (HF) walking tour in Italy with my partner and two good friends, Ann and Kelly. The trip was organized as a celebration, … Continue reading

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Risk, Reward and Ridicule

“Life is not about preparing for the grave with grace and repose. One should enter, skidding in sideways, a glass of wine in one hand and a heavenly chocolate in the other.” Anonymous For someone who is as relatively staid … Continue reading

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