Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Pope and Science Agree: Listen to Your Grandparents

When the Pope talks, you better listen. And when he gives you homework, you best do it. Earlier this month, Pope Francis told a group of Italian children they should frequently listen to their grandparents, ask them questions, and tell … Continue reading

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Sewing the Seeds from One Generation to Another

  This article 1st appeared in Medium As a writer on social media, you never really know what will impact your audience. For example, a recent post on my Facebook page set a personal page page record for likes in … Continue reading

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Pinning Down The Powerful Pluses of Acupuncture

  This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me  If my wife had never scolded me on that Sunday, I probably never would have gone to my first acupuncture session. And if it weren’t for acupuncture, I’m certain I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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When It Comes to Grandkids, How to Turn Christmas Gifts from No-No-Nos to Ho-Ho-Hos

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me With less than a week left until Christmas, family members all over the world are making silent, solemn, last-minute promises to be nice and not naughty this season when they gather together … Continue reading

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Targeting In On a Tough-to-Get Christmas Gift

This article 1st appeared in Medium  It’s a Christmas-season problem that families all over America have probably experienced at one time or another. But this year it involved our niece Tara, which, of course, meant it also involved her favorite … Continue reading

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Should You Hang Up Your Jeans at 53? The Jean Jeanie Says ‘No Way’

  This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me It’s a good thing I’m not a dedicated follower of fashion advice or I would probably be feeling really badly about wasting $40 last week. Realizing that a new season was … Continue reading

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