I want to age like sea glass
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by Dinah Frishling
5d ago
On occasion we encounter poetry that uses imagery so perfectly that it speaks directly to the heart. The poem, I want to age like sea glass, evokes an imaginative awareness of experience and a new lens through which to view aging. I found this poem quite intriguing and beautiful in the way it addresses ideas ..read more
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When can we go home?
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by Nancy Healey
1w ago
Today I share a poignant story of aging and memory loss sent to us by Kim Healey (my daughter-in-law) and her friend Heather Matthew. HI Nancy- I thought you might enjoy the attached piece from my friend in the UK, Heather Mathew.  Heather and I went to Oxford together and she is a hugely interesting ..read more
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Griffith Observatory
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by Alex Bergthold
2w ago
Today we share two photos by Alex Bergthold of the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles– one in black and white of the Observatory taken from the road below, and the other in vivid color of the Astronomers Monument that pays tribute to the six greatest astronomers of all time ..read more
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Pleasures, Their sources are Unlimited
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by Dinah Frishling
2w ago
One never knows what will bring one pleasure. This should encourage all of us to try new things in its pursuit! Barbara Jimerson & Barbara Roach — Thanks for sending us this gem!   ..read more
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Happy 80th birthday 1943 babies
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by Nancy Healey
3w ago
It is hard for me to believe that in a few short months I will be celebrating my 80th birthday.   In fact, I never thought I would be old enough to celebrate my 40th, 50th, 60th or 70th birthdays but somehow I did and am now about to turn 80.   Each new decade has brought ..read more
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Good morning 2023!
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by Linda Bergthold
3w ago
Welcome to 2023! Nancy, Dinah and I look forward to sharing our posts with you this year, as well as beautiful pieces of art and posts by friends and colleagues. Today we are welcoming 2023 with a photo of a sunrise in Santa Cruz, California, taken by Linda’s son Alex Bergthold. We will be posting ..read more
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Now on to 2023
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by Linda Bergthold
1M ago
As we look back on 2022, it is worth reflecting on what we gained and what we lost — and I don’t just mean pounds! 2022 was supposed to be the year we got out of the pandemic, returned to normal and moved past the isolation and pain of the prior years. But that was ..read more
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Life without art
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by Dinah Frishling
1M ago
We have had some quirky things with our website, but this post may not have been seen by everyone last week.  Here it is again for your enjoyment. The imagination seems unable to conceive of a world without art. Humans, through the millennium, have left ample evidence that along with the other necessities of life ..read more
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Imagine Life without Art
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by Dinah Frishling
1M ago
The imagination seems unable to conceive of a world without art. Mankind, through the millennium, has left ample evidence that along with the other necessities of life, art is an undeniable and critical component of our genetic code, wherever on this globe one looks. I have discovered two videos that both entertain and instruct. The ..read more
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Game playing for seniors – just fun or much more?
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by Nancy Healey
2M ago
Growing up I learned that the best way to have a successful, happy life was to be a hard working, productive person.  I always accepted that game playing was okay only after all your chores and other necessary things were finished.  Since there always seemed to be more important things to do, I seldom allowed ..read more
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