Second-Half of Life Blog

Goodbye Greenland

It’s hard to stand by and watch the world as we know it deconstruct in slow motion. As a conservationist and an artist, I have joined the chorus of other artists using their creativity to sound the alarm about this…

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Ancestor’s Moon

Ancestor’s Moon by  David Solie   Bruised by Beauty by Sanober Khan   it was the kind of moon that I would want to send back to my ancestors and gift to my descendants so they know that I too,…

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Unequal Affection

How should we like it were stars to burn With a passion for us we could not return? If equal affection cannot be, Let the more loving one be me. W.H. Auden from “The More Loving One” > First Light…

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Emotional Rain

Emotional Rain Legacies of kind, courageous and unadvertised lives with their steady flow of compassion for this world are the emotional rain we all need to weather life’s brutal droughts.  We may never know the source of this remarkable kindness…

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Caregiver Self-Worth: Perspective and Practice

Coming Along Side by David Solie (endoftheworldart.com) “Some people will like us and some dislike us; some come through for us and some betray us; some care tenderly about our feelings and some trample them under foot. Accepting this variety…

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Finding A New Primary Care Physician Mind Map

Sometimes you need to change doctors, but where to begin? The short answer is with yourself.  You need a primary care physician who is qualified, has a “always ready to help” office staff and most important “gets you.”  This is…

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