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A Fence too Far by Bill Storie

By Bill Storie

I was never a sporty kind of kid at school (or since for that matter).

I did gym stuff because I was commanded to by a gruesome PE Teacher called McFarlane. 514 more words

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Does that parenting urge ever subside?

 

As some of you may know I never quite got around to having children, but I have been a surrogate “mom” to countless wild cats, four dogs, a lizard, a baby bunny and a canary. 543 more words

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The One Thing they never tell you about retirement By Bob Lowry

By Bob Lowry

Just a quick review of the titles of some of the top selling books about retirement paint a picture of ease and contentment. 529 more words

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How many times have you regretted not doing something? By Bill Storie

By Bill Storie

Quite a few I suggest. The secret though is to not let them wear you down. What’s done, is done. What’s in the past, is in the past. 517 more words

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The Face in the Mirror

As you all know I am not a psychologist but I have had a lot of experiences and I have learned a few things about myself. 431 more words

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On Ageing by Marian Sherratt

By Marian Sherratt

What is caregiving?

Much has been written on the subject of ageing, retirement, and the need to plan for the last third of our lives – assuming we live about thirty years past retirement age. 700 more words

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Ash Wednesday and Mortality by Bob Ritzema

By Bob Ritzema

I’m writing this a few days before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent in the Christian calendar. Most Ash Wednesday services give participants the opportunity to have ashes–a symbol of mortality–rubbed on their foreheads. 466 more words

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