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Everything Happens For A Reason

Have you ever heard anyone say, “Everything happens for a reason?”  I have.  And I just shake my head in wonder.  It seems that people need some assurance that someone or something is in control – if not themselves.  What do you suppose was the ‘reason’ for the shooting of Representative Giffords?  I surely do […]

9Jun2011 | | 6 comments | Continued
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Of Weight Gain and Aging – No Excuses Please

It seems like decades past that I attended a class in college on Physical Activity.  Actually, it was only about forty or fifty years ago.  I remember talking about height and weight, about charts and graphs, and about the relevance of somatotype.  Now, decades later, I am wondering about the relevance of young adult measurements […]

10Aug2009 | | 4 comments | Continued
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Hypochondria – The Disease Of The Elderly

I am in the class of people politely referred to as ‘Senior.’ When I was young I thought Senior meant really old, fragile, frail, sickly, helpless. Today I understand Senior as that stage of life before Elderly. Senior is a prelude to an honest understanding of illness and mortality. Senior is that time of life where we begin to examine the ailments we will experience as elderly. I used to be a hypochondriac, but now I think I have something much worse. – it is called aging.

30Mar2009 | | Comments Off on Hypochondria – The Disease Of The Elderly | Continued
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McCain is a Mall Walker – Letterman

Son, David Letterman really took off on John McCain. Is this a sign of things to come? Are the comedians going to make fun of old people, or just John McCain? Does humor have boundaries? Not in this case. McCain has put himself out there – knowing as an experienced politician that all thing are […]

21Feb2008 | | 3 comments | Continued
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Brett Favre – 50 is the new 40

Son, Dennis Hopper does a commercial on television for old people.  The commercial proclaims that ’50 is the new 40,’ suggesting that this generation is fundamentally more healthy than in the past.  Brett Favre is a good example. Favre has proven to be the most resilient football player in history.  He has the longest consecutive […]

12Jan2008 | | Comments Off on Brett Favre – 50 is the new 40 | Continued