Monthly Archives: March 2011

Far from the “maddening” crowd

Retirement brings new opportunities for being alone.  But do we want to be alone? Should we be alone? Many of us have mixed feelings about solitude.  We know that keeping one’s friends and social connections is important as we age … Continue reading

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“What’s in a name?”

Ever since I retired, more and more people are calling me by a name I’ve never used, worse, a name my parents gave me but never used, namely Catherine.  The reason is that I had to reapply for medical insurance … Continue reading

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Penning with purpose

I feel so inspired after just having finished the book 365 Thank Yous — The Year a Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life.  Regular readers of this blog will know that I’m interested in the research on the … Continue reading

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Apology to subscribers

Last night I was trying to install a new feature on my main page.  I was unsuccessful, but my failed attempts went out as blog posts.  My apologies for the strange symbols that arrived in your in-boxes just before 10 … Continue reading

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