Where Will You Be in 25 Years?

My husband Hank, a.k.a. the National Treasure, reads several online newspapers each morning. He often sends me links to things we’ve talked about, or that strike him as newsworthy of sharing.  He forwarded an article to me about a woman who was 109 and died last week...

Where Will You Be in Six Months?

THE 6 MONTHS QUESTION Cary Grant (one of the classic Hollywood leading men from the 1930s-1960s) once asked: Where will you be in 6 months? This seems a logistical question if asked of someone who’s going on a trip, or simply out of curiosity. In Cary’s case, it was...

Just Play With It- Part 1

LET’S PLAY A group of young kids ( 7-8 year-olds) are watching a video. I’m watching them. All of them are staring with that totally absorbed look. Faces relaxed. Mouths slightly open. Eyes unblinking. Some with a half-smile. Some grinning and wiggling. Is it a...

Stroke Survivor/Thriver

8/25/21 – 1/25/2022 Today I am five months out from my mild stroke. I’m doing well. Recovery from my stroke this summer takes time and energy and lots of rest. I know every stroke and every recovery is unique. I share this as my experience so far with my stroke...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King’s birthday is actually January 15th; we celebrate his legacy today. But the day I remember is August 28, 1963 when he talked about a dream he had. I was 16 and heard excerpts on the radio, then we turned on the tv...