Category Archives: Aging

Aging and caring for the aging

Gettin’ Old Ain’t Fer Sissies

Thanks to an epidural steroid injection–and the grace of God–I can walk again without significant lumbar pain! Hallelujah! Continue reading

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February Feeding in Northern Kansas

A twenty percent chance of freezing rain has left a slight gray glaze on this February morning… Continue reading

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The Long Road to Empathy

It’s good when our experiences lead us to understanding others. Perhaps even better when we manifest empathy although we haven’t already walked the same path. Continue reading

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Career Changes

Knocking my head against the floorboard of an ’86 Chevy Celebrity led to buying my first pair of eyeglasses… Continue reading

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Empathy and the Golden Rule

Until I experienced the loneliness of losing my hearing, I never thought about what my dad went through. Continue reading

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Visiting Dorothy During the Plague of 2020

Visiting through the screen of an open window and at least hearing a loved one’s voice is sure better than some of the other choices. Continue reading

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Appropriate Measures

Wasn’t a good idea to be drinking coffee in the kitchen with friends… so we moved out to the patio! Continue reading

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Back in the Old Days

It’s not what it used to be and maybe it never was, but growing up on a farm and in my family provided a good, solid basis for the next of my life. Continue reading

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The Laughter of Old Men & Little Children

Maybe it’s not exactly what Jesus meant by “bring those kids to me” but at least making little children laugh doesn’t contradict the notion! Continue reading

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Riding the Long Hills and Singing in the Dark

Singing old hymns together in the car gave me good memories of my dad… and much more. Continue reading

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