Category Archives: Life

Small pieces of life.

Ah sweet, and not so sweet, mystery of life

What exactly is life anyway? “We don’t have a very good definition of life,” said researcher Christopher Voigt of the University of California, San Francisco, who works on synthetic biology. “It’s a very abstract thing, what we call life, and … Continue reading

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Thawing out

So here it is.  ‘tis the “season to be jolly” has come ‘round again. I’ve been stuck these past few weeks in the post-election blues and my brain felt frozen. But today I did my “Merry Christmas” phone calls to grandsons and … Continue reading

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Serpentine Roads and Starry Skies

Our recent trip to Colorado and New Mexico was full of adventure–which I highly recommend, at any age, to stimulate your brain and keep your juices flowing. Driving up to Colorado through New Mexico, we were treated to a variety of big … Continue reading

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May you stay forever young

This is me with my mother at about six months of age, 68 1/2 years ago. We were living in Germany where my dad was posted for three years. I really don’t remember anything about Germany.  I used to think I’d … Continue reading

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Little Zen Moments

Not counting any drug induced euphoria, I believe each of us can experience our “little Zen moments” during our lifetime-if we tune in. Continue reading

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Life According to Spock

A couple of years ago, as I approached 60 years of age, I spent some time contemplating my life. I was feeling–well–bored! Continue reading

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You can’t take it with you

I stopped in at an estate sale this morning in one of the larger homes in the neighborhood. Even though I had cleaned out my parents’ four bedroom home and been to many an estate sale, I can truly say I’ve … Continue reading

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