Category Archives: Aging

To keep on living

What’s your project? To keep on living it seems you gotta have a project. :- Doug.

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As before

We might not go out into our world nor have projects because we cannot see, hear, walk as before. Overcome these and life extends. :- Doug.

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We got older by

We got older by doing the same things over and over. We could have done new things and gotten newer. :- Doug.

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Developed enlarged

In our society we consider elderly to mean diminished. We could mean developed, expanded, enlarged, grown, extended, amplified. :- Doug.

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No more 5 o’clock shadow

I no longer have a 5 0’clock shadow I have a 5 o’clock silver lining :- Doug.

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Chronologically gifted

A special subset among the chronologically gifted the elders serving growing eyes on the futures serenely altruistic :- Doug.

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Putting away our aged and infirm

If we put away our aged and infirm, that is, those who are irrelevant and useless, what do we expect our creations to do with us? Do we set these people aside because of irrelevancy and uselessness, or a little … Continue reading

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Life gets better no surprise

Life gets better ought not be a surprise: that’s what we worked toward all along! :- Doug.

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Don’t know till end?

Is it possible we don’t know what life is about until the very end? :- Doug.

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He was a surprise to us all

Elder Experienced, venerable Grandfathering, conversing, inviting He was a surprise to us all Me :- Doug.

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Holding on to past skills

There is that word “still” again! As if holding on to the past skills is the key to better life. :- Doug.

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I only had a normal life

I only had a normal life Even though I sigh Important it is to know I lived I was awake :- Doug.

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What’s illogical?

What’s illogical in today’s society? Or just plain stupid? What don’t we see till we stand back and observe—say in age? :- Doug.

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Retirement imagination

Retirement—a failure of imagination. :- Doug.

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Don’t answer the tough questions

Don’t answer the tough questions. :- Doug.

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Soul age

Old lawyer does not refer to biologic age but to soul age, even spirit age. Long view. :- Doug.

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Choice is rest

“I set before you life and death: choose life.” At death-time, the choice is rest. :- Doug.

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