Second-Half of Life Blog

Pandemic by David Solie

“I have no idea what’s awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.” Albert Camus, from The Plague    …

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Eiinaudi: The soundtrack of hope

Ludovico Maria Enrico Einaudi OMRI is an Italian pianist and composer. Trained at the Conservatorio Verdi in Milan, Einaudi began his career as a classical composer, later incorporating other styles and genres such as pop, rock, folk, and world music.  …

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The Older I Get…

  This song by Alan Jackson is an inspiring reminder that the values that make life rich and rewarding play a key role in the last phase of life by reminding all of us what matters most despite losses and…

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My Digital Footpath…

Below is a blessing from the Celtic mystic, John O’Donohue that I am offering to all you who follow my spiritual wanderings on this digital footpath.   Some of you I know and love.  Your presence and friendship are divine scaffolding…

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Swept Away: Pandemic Death in Nursing Homes

Medical science can explain the chain of vulnerability that led to waves of death that COVID 19 visited in nursing homes. Wrong place. Wrong time.  Luck is destiny.  But our hearts know a much different story.  Here’s mine. In my…

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