Older but Not Wiser: The Most Brilliant People in History vs. My Family

There were several articles on the internet about the five smartest people in history, and I thought it would be fun to measure them up against the five smartest people in my family.

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My 22 Cents’ Worth: Facing Grief

All of us have been intimately acquainted with grief, a gripping sorrow whose mental anguish can last until it is mercifully exhausted. People react differently to the sense of loss that accompanies grief.

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Such is Life: Bob’s Gambling Habit

“What do you have behind your back?” I asked my husband, Bob.

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Such is Life: Post-Holiday Weight Gain

For most of us, our county fairs happen in the summer. But in our house, they’re year-round affairs.

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On Life and Love after 50: The Single Women of Central Pa.

This past December, a Harrisburg woman, whose nickname is Neet, was in the reception room of her doctor’s office. She started leafing through the December issue of 50plus LIFE.

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Such is Life: Bob’s Parting Sorrow

“Honey,” I said to my husband, Bob, “it’s time to say goodbye.”

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My 22 Cents’ Worth: The Peace of Christmases Past

It has now been 102 years since a Christmas when a sense of the brotherhood of humanity momentarily seized warring soldiers in Western Europe.

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Older but Not Wiser: The Weigh-in

My yearly physical was coming up, and that, of course, meant the dreaded, horrible, humiliating weigh-in.

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On Life and Love after 50: Men Have Trouble Meeting Women

Usually, it’s the women who comment to me that meeting mature single men is difficult. But, lately, older men have also said meeting older single women is difficult.

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