Category Archives: Health

Careless

The young man stepped off the curb just as the pickup truck entered the intersection. I honked the horn in my car, hoping to warn one or both about the dire circumstances that seemed imminent. The young man looked up … Continue reading

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Upheaval

As we carry on with living our lives we may notice a desire to advance and improve our lives and circumstances but this is contradicted by the compelling desire to cling to an idealized notion of the past. This see-saw … Continue reading

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Rolling With The Flow

There’s a vintage, laid-back, mellow country song that sometimes appears as an earworm in my head. A fragment of that song started to mentally loop while I prepared coffee this morning. “…I don’t guide my age on raisin kicks.But I’m … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Carefulness

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.”–Kurt Vonnegut We eventually internalize our façades so it behooves us to exercise carefulness when constructing our personas; otherwise we end up fooling ourselves. … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

Yesterday turned out to be a Monday of Mondays. The day began fine enough–pleasant weather, nice breakfast, and posting to the blog early. I then decided to do some planned yardwork. The shrubbery trimming task went faster than anticipated. The … Continue reading

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Relax And Ponder

I’ve been working harder than a retiree should. For the most part, the work has not been drudgery, only strenuous. After a week of fixing up the bathroom, then cleaning up the tools and stashing away the leftover supplies, I … Continue reading

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Urgency And Relaxation

I left home for the dentist’s clinic about ten-minutes earlier than usual because the staff might need to issue some paperwork to be completed. A third of the way to the clinic, the railroad crossing signals activated to halt traffic. … Continue reading

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