Category Archives: Life Lessons

Reflecting on the Puzzle Pieces That Make Up My Life

By Dave Price – Senior Writer This article 1st appeared in Booming Encore As is happening much more frequently as I get older, death has removed two more big pieces of the interlocking personal jigsaw puzzle that depicts my younger, … Continue reading

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How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better

By Dave Price – Featured Contributor This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me If you know the nursery rhyme story of Jack Sprat and his wife, then you have an idea of the relationship my wife of 44 years, … Continue reading

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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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Helping Kids Deal with Natural and Unnatural Violence

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me Recently a violent summer storm swept through the Atlanta-area community where we live near our grandchildren. My seven-year-old grandson Owen, who only a few weeks before had finally become comfortable with July … Continue reading

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My Grandson Meets His New Uncle Gary

As clichéd as it may sound it’s still true – little things do mean a lot. For a Father’s Day long-weekend, my son Michael and I decided to take my 7-year-old grandson, Owen, on a 3-generation baseball game tour to … Continue reading

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Passing On Your Family’s History to Your Grandkids

This article 1st appeared in Sixty and Me 4 WEEKS AGO  •  FAMILY  Of all the gifts that grandparents can give their grandchildren, few are grander than a sense of where they fit in to the history of their family. … Continue reading

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Communing with the Spirits of the Past, Present, and Future

Yesterday was the first of what I hope will be many special days in the spiritual development of my granddaughter Audrey. She celebrated her First Holy Communion in the All Saints Catholic Church. Now I have no idea how Audrey’s … Continue reading

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