70th Year

The Graceful Final Good-bye: actuarial realities

April 26, 2018

But at my back, I always hear Time’s winged chariot hurrying near   Andrew Marvell My colleague and master coach and teacher Doug Silsbee is dying. He has a blog on these last months of life that he is creating with wife Walker. Doug had many many like me, proud to call him colleague, teacher, friend. […]

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Two Strategies for Positive Aging: Hold On and Let Go

March 13, 2018

There are always two opposite truths to embody, two polar ideas to integrate. Life would be so-o-o much simpler if only one side of the spectrum were true. We have to be just and merciful, powerful and gentle. As we ripen and mature, we have to hold on and let go at the same time. […]

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Aging Helps Things Get Clear

February 1, 2018

Maybe we get wiser. Maybe it is having less time. Whatever it is, lots of us in later years report some deeper, clearer understandings of what matters. One great little book, one that pulls no punches on both the hard and good side of the journey, also beautifully captures what to look forward to in […]

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Aging as an Art Form

January 18, 2018

We must not forget that very few people are artistic in life: that the art of life is the most distinguished and rarest of all the arts. Whoever succeeded at draining the whole cup with grace?  ~CG Jung I have woman friend, 87, who resisted going into a tiered living arrangement. But she relented. The […]

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The Wisdom Podcast

January 8, 2018

Here is the link to my new podcast, Stories for the Ages: celebrating aging with vitality and purpose debuting in January 2018 in collaboration with WOSU, Columbus Ohio’s public radio, station. Our species-wide primal urge to learn takes endless forms. Podcasts is one of the newer forms, so it was time to go for it. I think you […]

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