Second-Half of Life Blog


For Exhausted Caregivers…

This wonderful poem by John O’Donohue speaks to the world of caregivers who can quickly lose their mooring and are looking for language, strategies and rituals to help them recover from these unavoidable forays into in “empty time.” For One…

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Mary Oliver’s Passing

I am a long time admirer of Mary Oliver’s poetry and was saddened by her passing last Thursday.  When asked what she had done with her life, she was quoted as saying, “I learned how to love and be loved,”…

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Is the doctor a “good fit” for an aging parent?

Navigating the healthcare system involves dealing with a wide range of physicians and support personnel. Not all physician partnerships are successful. Issues like difficulty reaching the doctor, hurried office visits, confusing medical jargon, limited explanations, and inefficient billing support can…

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PDF Copy Of “Seventy-Something”

No one can build you that bridge on which you, and only you, must cross the river of life.. Nietzche Use this form to order a PDF copy of Seventy-Something: Boomer Becoming Their Parents Name(required) Email(required) Website Message Submit…

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Read The Dilemma Card Once A Week…

You can’t manage dilemmas with problem solving strategies `Dilemmas show up and have no intention of leaving Key blog posts about dilemmas: The Unavoidable Dilemmas of the Last Phase of Life The Rise of Dilemmas Problems Versus Dilemmas of Aging…

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New Art Gallery

My online art gallery, End of the World Art, is up and running . Here is the link  www.endoftheworldart.com Under the “Shop” tab, check out my recently released “Note Cards” set entitled The Last Time that is an inexpensive yet…

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Need To Go To The ER? Pray tell, read this first

Not only are ER costs from a different pricing universe and clearly a “starter kit” for bankruptcy, surprise, surprise, there is no oversight regarding what the ER can charge. Yes, the insurance carriers can set “their” limits on what they…

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A Dream of the Future Arriving

A recent work I completed in the insomniac zone, when the weight of the world is too much and it was time to get up and paint at 3:00 am Imagination is more important than knowledge… Einstein…

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