Category Archives: Freedom

Thought for the Day

Yours in aging with class, Jane

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You CAN Teach an “Old Dog” New Tricks

My 90-year-old father is curious.  He asks questions all day and wonders about this and that.  He reads voraciously and keeps copious notes.  He writes poetry.  Sometimes when he’s sitting quietly, doing nothing, I ask if he’s OK.  Invariably, he … Continue reading

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A Great Movie for Off-the-Wall, Competitive Grandparents

Parental Guidance starring Bette Midler and Billy Crystal So very ridiculous!  Be prepared to belly laugh throughout.  Sense of humor mandatory. I recommend watching this even if this clip doesn’t grab you, or since it’s only rated 3 stars.  Also, a … Continue reading

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In Honor of Someone Who Aged With Class

…from the NY Times… Pete Seeger…RIP Yours in aging with class, Jane

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Do What’s Right for You!

My mother told me it was time to start putting on face cream because wrinkles would soon start to rear their ugly head.  I was 25.  She recommended an expensive brand, and even gave me a couple of jars every … Continue reading

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We All Get More Wonderful With Each Year

You will surely want to check out this video.  Food for thought that “defies the sexist baloney that women are at their best when they’re at their youngest.”  This is nothing new, but it’s always nice to remind ourselves that … Continue reading

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Know Who You Are

A reunion performance of retired dancers from the Alvin Ailey Dance Theatre on New Year’s Eve.  Wow.  I used to go to watch this company every year when they came to UMass back when I was in college…back when Judith … Continue reading

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