Old Age: What’s the Big Deal?

Old Age: What’s the Big Deal?

In the lead-up to my 70th birthday in December, I’ve been playing with the idea of declaring myself old. This is my way of getting used to the idea. After all, at some point I have to own my age, and ‘old’ is just a word, isn’t it? I know there...
Yoga and the ‘D’ Word

Yoga and the ‘D’ Word

What kind of person would enrol for a course called, ‘Midwifeing Death’*? As it turns out, I am that sort of person. Not only did I not hesitate to sign up for the course, but I did so without fully comprehending what it might involve. I do know that death...
Resolve = Healing

Resolve = Healing

I learned a new word recently. Well, actually an old word with a new slant. This was an exciting experience for a word collector like me. I went to see my doctor to see about an outer ear irritation that had been troublesome for 5 or 6 days, and she told me that the...