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War Story

War Story

| July 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Recently I was invited to speak to a third year American History class at New Albany (OH) High School. Teachers Eric and Christine presented several topics to their students during the school year, one of the last before summer break being the war in Vietnam.

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Boomers and the Radio–A Match that Keeps Evolving

Boomers and the Radio–A Match that Keeps Evolving

| June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

As you’re reading this blog post, you’ll recognize that you’re doing so in part due to the influence of radio. Next Avenue is a product of PBS, and NPR is a sister media channel. Here in Columbus, Next Avenue Cbus is linked to WOSU Public Media, and WOSU radio is a major part of this important community entity.

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10 Tips for Managing Multiple Injuries

10 Tips for Managing Multiple Injuries

| June 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Every day I wake up in the morning and take inventory of my body to find out what I’ll need to address that day.

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Who says you are too old?  Deciding not to act your age.

Who says you are too old? Deciding not to act your age.

| June 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

One way to stay vital as we age is to keep learning. So what is your curriculum at this stage of your life?

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Downsizing – More of a Dally Than a Dash

Downsizing – More of a Dally Than a Dash

| June 19, 2015 | 2 Comments

I imagine you can see how much the road to downsizing twists and turns, and how many temptations there are to dally. There are files for each of my ancestor’s surnames, complete with reams of notes and stories typed or handwritten by my Mother; these are part of my heritage, and will find a new home wherever we do.

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance

| June 9, 2015 | 4 Comments

Daily I struggle to balance work with play, chocolate with cruciferous vegetables, and noise with silence.

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Chalk Drawings

Chalk Drawings

| June 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

The pieces and parts of the past are going to invade the present and the future no matter how much the picture has blurred, but in this 3rd 3rd of life, it is time to wash away the old chalk drawings; it is time to live in the new chalk drawings on our path.

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The Dawn Of Television

The Dawn Of Television

| June 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

We were stationed at Ramey Air Force Base in Puerto Rico for almost three years when I saw my first television.

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Which hat?

Which hat?

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

What is my intention for this day? What step will lead me to fruitful engagement? Where will I pause just to be, to open my senses to life around me?

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We’re Never Too Old For Warm Fuzzies

We’re Never Too Old For Warm Fuzzies

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

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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