Tag Archives: advice

What will count on your deathbed?

Here is an assignment–should you choose to accept it. Pretend you’re on your deathbed.  It’s the end of this life.  Goodbye moon.  Goodbye songbirds.  Goodbye everything awful and beautiful. What advice might your dying almost-gone self give to your current … Continue reading

Posted in July, 2020 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 31 Comments

Imagine you’re 90 years old.

Imagine, my friends, that you’re 90 years old. Look at your wrinkled hands, oh my, and wonder:  what happened to those smooth hands, those elastic fingers, the supple wrists? Look at your face in the mirror and wonder:  what happened … Continue reading

Posted in January 2018 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy…

Say to yourself, at least twelve times today, “It’s July.  It’s almost the middle of July.  It’s summer.  It’s summer.  It’s summer.” Maybe I’m just talking to you folks in northern climates.  You know who you are.  You know where … Continue reading

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