Monthly Archives: June 2015

Change

“The only constant is change,” said Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived in Turkey about 500 BC. One wonders how he could come to such a revelation in that era. Were we to stroll with him through his existence for … Continue reading

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In the Swing of Summer

Sunday, June 21, is the the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. Around here we hope it means we finally have some river-worthy sunshine and temps, with a chance to catch up on mowing without mud. Ages ago, … Continue reading

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Life’s Garden

For optimal mental and physical health we are encouraged to practice mindfulness – that state of being in the moment, focused, not letting the mind wander through the what-if’s and if-only’s of life. Tending flowers makes it easier for me … Continue reading

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In the Eye of the Beholder

Fun is defined as a playful, amusing activity. What do you consider fun? There is an endless checklist of variables. What you call fun might be a source of frustration or boredom or fear for me, like golf or sudoku, … Continue reading

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40’s Freedom Flight for Alzheimer’s Awareness

This column is a revamping of one that appeared in the weekly local newspaper, the Prospect-News, when I shared a story about my first flight. That flight, and my first glamour shots, and a magnificent shopping excursion in the largest … Continue reading

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