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We’re Never Too Old For Warm Fuzzies

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
We’re Never Too Old For Warm Fuzzies

Life happens. Some mornings begin with optimism and quickly evolve into “one of those days.” When that happens take time to encourage yourself.

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Entelechy: It sounds like what it means

| May 12, 2015 | 3 Comments
Entelechy: It sounds like what it means

I learned a new word, recently. I think it’s become my favorite word. Entelechy: the soul or perfection of an object. Entelechy: a vital force that directs an organism toward self-fulfillment.

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Happy Mother’s Day, Mom, from your PAJAMAS

| May 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Happy Mother’s Day, Mom, from your PAJAMAS

This is a Tribute to all the Moms in the world ~ Thank you!

For my own Mom, many years ago, she figured out that the first initial of her 7 children’s names formed an acronym: PAJAMAS.

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Finally Smelling the Roses

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Finally Smelling the Roses

What is it that drives us? And why must we be so driven? Maybe in this 3rd 3rd of life, it is OK to slow down a little, rest a little more, and rest a little longer. Maybe it is time to finally smell the roses.

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Time Slips Away

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Time Slips Away

Make a list of people who are important and connect. Tell them jokes, funny stories, apologies (if needed) and most of all, how much they mean to you.

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Boomers Love Their Pets

| May 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Boomers Love Their Pets

Hearing our gray cat purr endlessly while sprawled length-wise across my husband’s legs— safely distanced from her sister Chloe-Belle—has become a nightly ritual for Clara-Belle (named after Clarabell the Clown from the Howdy Doody show). In our household, this four-legged pair is known as the “Belle Sisters.”

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Lessons Learned

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lessons Learned

Panelists at the Next Avenue CBus launch event, “Retiring Retirement—New Paths for 50 and Beyond” share lessons they’ve learned so far in life. Jo Ann Davidson reflects on taking risks, Phil Cass talks about how sometimes you have to relinquish control, and Cynthia Lazarus reveals that she has had to let go of always being right in order to be happy.

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Living Longer

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Living Longer

Panelists Jo Ann Davidson, Fred Ransier, Phil Cass, Cynthia Lazarus and Joyce Craddock at Next Avenue CBus’ launch event “Retiring Retirement—New Paths for 50 and Beyond” discuss the power of carpe diem – seizing those opportunities as they present themselves as you get older.

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Retirement

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Retirement

Panelists at WOSU Public Media’s Next Avenue CBus kickoff event discuss retiring the word “retirement”. Cynthia Lazarus, Jo Ann Davidson and Joyce Craddock discuss that the long-held perceptions of retirement need to be debunked and a new paradigm established: retirement that means growth, learning and new opportunities.

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A New View

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
A New View

Life has changed. Immigration has become an educational opportunity. How does one get asylum, what steps are necessary to acquire an employment card, when can citizenship be obtained, and what steps are necessary for a person to feel safe within their environment?

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