Posts Tagged ‘ AARP ’

Don’t call me seasoned

January 31, 2019
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Someone called me ‘very seasoned’ the other day, and I didn’t like it. The person who used this unwelcome phrase was younger than me. And she was my boss. She may have thought she was…

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Want To Rob A Bank With Me?

August 15, 2018
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My smart phone has a feature that allows you to scan in your thumb print, after which it will recognize your thumb and unlock itself so you don’t have to enter your password each time…

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Count on AARP to give us geezers the straight poop

June 11, 2018
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In an AARP Bulletin cover story on “Health Fads, Fails and Fixes,” Dr. Rosario Ligresti, MD, director of the Pancreas Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, discusses fecal transplant and its health benefits: “Donor stool…

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Laugh and the World Laughs With You……

August 18, 2017
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Okay, kids….it’s time to laugh, even just a little bit… How do you know if you are a caregiver? If you are buying wipes and you don’t have a baby….. If you have dozens of…

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My inner youth has a thrill at the liquor store.

July 27, 2017
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When I look in the mirror lately, there’s a curious older woman looking back.  She has grey hair at the roots, some wrinkles, and two age spots on her cheek.  Oh yeah that’s me, I…

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Lessons from Jeff Foxworthy University……

June 23, 2016
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As we endure yet another graduation season, as well as all the talk of Trump University, I thought I would give a nod to one of my unwitting, but yet so witty teachers of mine,…

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How To Strengthen Your Flabby Dare Devil Muscles

January 24, 2016
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Skydivers jumping from airplane

Every hometown newspaper in the universe has featured a story about an adventurous retiree fulfilling a lifelong dream of skydiving. I see that beaming face lunge from 14,000 feet and shudder. I could NEVER do that. Or could…

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The Things I Miss…

July 30, 2014
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I MISS… Middle Age:  It used to be that when asked my age on a survey, the options were something like this:   20-25 26-30 31-35 36-40 41-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70-74 75-80…

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Seniors with Benefits

June 13, 2014
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Seniors with Benefits

Anyone who hangs out with a jack russell terrier knows the meaning of dictatorial. Not that I dislike jack russell terriers. Frankly, I find them rather appealing, in a master sergeant sort of way. I…

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Your Inner vs. Outer Age

Your Inner vs. Outer Age

My two-cent theory is that we each have two ages. The age you think you are, and the one on your driver’s license. The Inner Me says, “I’m 18!” The world is harsh when answering…

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