Orchestrating Reinvention



Stuck in the Middle, Part 4

  Time can bring you down, time can bend your knees Time can break your heart, have you begging please, begging please ….Eric Clapton from “Tears in Heaven” Karen could feel her knees bending under the weight of the dilemmas…

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Stuck in the Middle, Part 3

“We sail within a vast sphere, ever drifting in uncertainty, driven from end to end.” –Blaise Pascal Here we go again Karen said to no one in particular.  Three years of pleading, cajoling and yes, threatening her eternally suborn parents…

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Stuck in the Middle, Part 2

  The real voyage of discovery consist not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes…Marcel Proust On one level, middle age seems so obvious.  Youth has officially packed up and left the building, never to return.  Both shocked…

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Stuck in the Middle

Thoroughly unprepared we take the step into the afternoon of life Carl Jung     My intentions for a number of years now has been to write a “second book” as a follow up to my first one.  This second…

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Control Assets

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust  As aging boomers are quickly discovering, the end game of being old is a non-linear quest to preserve control against overwhelming odds.…

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Transition Assets: The Boomers Arriving At 70

“We neither get better or worse as we get older, but more like ourselves” ……Robert Anthony Beginning in 2016, the boomers will be landing on the shore of seventy something. While turning 70 is still officially classified as “young-old,” there…

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Do Not Go Gracefully…

Aging is complex and uneven. Not everyone is aging gracefully. Wendi Knox’s inspiring article reminds us that other styles are equally compelling, valid and necessary. To this end she declares: “I intend to age exuberantly. Colorfully. Creatively. Bravely. Boldly. Healthfully.…

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