Eating at home is an easy thing but what do you do abroad?
So, the Year of the Dog is underway now, and so is my next year of life. Last Saturday I had a bunch of super-special friends here for a party, knowing that at my age, every birthday is a gift, a stroke of luck, and should be celebrated to the hilt. I checked my prospects … Continue reading An old dragon in the year of the dog
I was old again for a couple of months this year, and then I stopped. Old age started abruptly, out of the blue. I began feeling tired every day and worrying in a boring way about a work overload. Something was wrong. One day I had been reading after lunch in the sun. Then it … Continue reading Feeling old? a counter-intuitive prescription
In which the syndrome of prosopagnosia demonstrates and exacerbates the problem of finding a photograph that represents the true identity of an older person.
Too much information? That's good, in a way. It means we are forced to be highly selective about the truckloads of advice that come our way about aging in style. Our BS detectors are always at the ready. I'm left cold by tips on improving my character. (Whaddya mean, 'Be opportunistic?') I am interested in practical tips, stuff I can do and … Continue reading Rules for aging well are just aphorisms if they can’t be enforced