Monthly Archives: April 2012

Feeling blessed and optimisitc

Diana, Age 70 Some 70th birthday reflections Well, the BIG DAY came, and went, last Friday 4/20/2012 and I believe I will declare it all good! I had spent the prior week near Austin, TX with my sister, first of … Continue reading

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Seeking companions in the arts

Willa, Age 75 Excellent article in the Times Beacon Newspapers. I am a retired Antique Furniture Dealer, single for the past 23 years and looking for a group of women with like interestes, such as the Arts, Architecture, Antiques, News, … Continue reading

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There are so many situations that make us smile, and so many life stories that make us laugh out loud, that we thought we ought to add a humor page to our blog. We welcome contributions about the world as … Continue reading

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Eileen, Age 70 HE NOTICED Just as I was going through menopause, at age 51, my hair seriously started to change color, from dark brown to a certain shade of grey particularly on the top of my head. I was … Continue reading

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Not a rosegarden

Jenifer, Age 71 i have been divorced since age 49 have always been blessed with good looks. feel wasted years in bad marriage, but had 2 sons and a fear of being alone. my son decided to join the israeli … Continue reading

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What we’re reading

As we explore all aspects of our lives in this eighth decade, we’re eagerly reading some of the many books and articles that are starting to proliferate on this topic, especially as as the mass of boomers marches forth. We’d … Continue reading

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Restless at seventy

Anonymous, Age 70 I just turned 70. Traumatic. Just reading the number 70 and what it means, thinking of all of the people I have been, of the people I have known, of the decades I lived through is sobering, … Continue reading

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Diana, Turning 70 Just found your blog yesterday. Thanks so much–it’s almost eerie that it is just the forum I need to get my life review project rolling. “No coincidences” I suppose, even though it’s said too much, it surely … Continue reading

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Celebrating and exploring life at seventy

Diana, Almost 70 Seventy Yesterday an acquaintance from our little “Science of Mind” congregation was newly limping around with a cane. In obvious pain, he made a shocking declaration that shouldn’t have come from the lips of a long-time Positive … Continue reading

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