Tag Archives: feeling older

Busy. Useful.

A week ago, my morning email in-basket included a note from my friend, Ron.  Are you available for lunch today?  Innocuous for most people, not for Ron.  Ron is not a man of few words … he is legendary around … Continue reading

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Now, It’s Toys

As Muri and I pulled up to the La Mirada Playhouse to see Boeing Boeing on Saturday afternoon, we noticed that the Toys R Us that used to be next door was gone.   Did you know the one near us … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 1/21/2013

For a techie, I don’t have a lot of state-of-the-art electronic gadgets.  Oh, I have a nice (middle of the technical road) Acer desktop computer in my office and a Asus laptop that cost a modest $400 (and is my … Continue reading

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Blessed

I know a few people who are always talking about blessings.  It’s such a blessing that your baby was born healthy.  It’s such a blessing that you found a new job so quickly after you were laid off.  Having good … Continue reading

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Friday Favorites 1/18/2013

A while back … in the Paleozoic era … when I was doing several marathons and triathlons plus an assortment of 10K runs each year, my training regimen consisted of cycling 100 miles, running 25 or 30 miles and swimming … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 1/14/2013

My journey toward complete retirement has been gradual but inexorable.  Business declined over four or five years, along with our incentive to beat the bushes for new clients.  Work as an expert is sporadic at best.  We’ll see what this … Continue reading

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Common in Older Men

Since I’ve been on Medicare, it happens like clockwork.   December comes and my doctor’s office calls to tell me it’s time for my senior assessment.  Yes, my doctor calls me.  He’s a very good doctor but it’s not altruism.  It … Continue reading

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Complaints

So here it is, Top Sites Tuesday, the day on which  we offer Two Thoughts on Tuesday.  Last week, what with the holidays, I didn’t even notice it was Tuesday, so I missed out.  And this week, I am really … Continue reading

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Monday Smiles – 1/7/2013

One week into 2013, I have kept my New Year’s resolution to exercise 30 minutes a day.   Until I get myself into something that resembles decent shape, that exercise will consist of walking.  However, after years of running (before my … Continue reading

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Beginnings

It has become my habit over the last twenty years to carry with me several daily readers to use during my Morning Practice.  There are probably several dozen others floating around my office and our bedroom.  I was once talking … Continue reading

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