Category Archives: Aging

Thirty degrees, sunny, and busy!

This is not one of those days where I could get up with Stewie and go for a walk. We have one of those days that got charged up at the last minute with unexpected things to do and places … Continue reading

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Memories of Jim Farrell, an English teacher colleague from New Trier

I sadly opened up my e-mail this morning to something that is less than pleasant and is happening with greater and greater frequency: the loss of a former colleague. I have been retired since 2007 and each year passes and … Continue reading

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Öreg!

Let’s start out with the old man stuff. I know that I am there, although in my head and pretty much the way I feel (I am blessed), I am not there. I don’t know why it came to me, … Continue reading

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Complications

This is what I saw on Monday morning from the office window. Life gets more and more complicated. Sometimes I think it is just because we are getting older and that there are more things to do. Certainly, life has … Continue reading

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My Morning Cup of joe

I have really been enjoying my morning cup of coffee. I cannot believe it because for months, my morning cup of joe was relegated to either a tiny cup of real coffee with some milk that I sipped carefully or … Continue reading

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