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A wish better than this: our 100 years

June 5, 2012

A few years back, a group with a funky name, Five for Fighting, wrote a piano-based chart topper, 100 Years to Live. The lead singer starts, almost in falsetto: “I’m 15 for a-a moment, caught in between 10 and 20…” Compelling lyrics pull us ahead over the arc of our lives.  I can’t get the […]

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Younger Than That Now: Shrinking at 63

November 8, 2011

Oh the age thing! I had a bit of a shock last year. A woman we work with said she went to the doctor, got measured for height, and had shrunk an inch. So I measured myself that night. No mistake about it, down an inch from my six-foot-tall days. Now when did that happen? […]

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