Category: Growing Old

On coping with modern technology: a lament

  My thermostat is very  smart; On the cutting edge and state of art. But the trouble, you see, Is entirely me And the lack of the brains on my part.

If we want a good society, the rich will have to do more than accumulate wealth

  “Every one to whom much is given, of him will much be required; and of him to whom men commit much they will demand the more.” Luke 12:48   We  talk about health care on buses, in cabs; But the knowledge we have comes  in dribbles and drabs. The debate sometimes ranges From mandates,... Read more »

On growing old with America

  The years pass by with stunning speed; Just now I did accrue one. One day I was a certain age. The next I am a new one.

My bucket list

  If you’re wondering what’s on my bucket list, I’ll try in a few words to give you its gist. To love and do good As the Lord said we  should; And never regret  all the journeys I’ve  missed.

Mariah Carey won't let time wrinkle her outlook

  “‘I think I have to remain eternally oblivious to age. Honestly, when you put a number on it yourself, it’s just like, Why? Why do that?’ Mariah Carey in People Magazine on why she never acknowledges her age (45) to make herself seem eternally young.” [Chicago Sun-Times]   Of  days on this planet Mariah’s... Read more »