November 2017 archive

Nov 26

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home — Part 15

In Brief — A contemplation of humanity’s inescapable date with the Grim Reaper. The old folks’ home is the terminal where death is waiting for the next departure. [Written in July/August 2017.] ——————————————————————————————————————————— Life is an Opportunity; Use It Before Death Ends It — What happened to all those years that were racing by? Did …

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Nov 19

A Theft or a Souvenir?

In Brief — The author’s remembrance of his youthful trip through Europe with an eventful visit to Finland. [Written in April-May 2017.] A Risky Act — I’m an old man now, but many years ago a rich great-aunt gave me a high school graduation gift of a trip through Europe. It changed my life. “Travel …

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Nov 12

Party of Three — Second Shot

Note — Recently readers had the chance to invite anybody from history to discuss their life and times and why the reader was interested in that person. Language and time are not problems. Unfortunately, only a few stalwart readers chose to comment. Maybe others were shy. Maybe some folks didn’t know that commenting was as …

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Nov 05

Choose Improved Health or Early Death

In Brief — Facts about the food humans eat that can lead either to improved health or to disease. [Written in July 2017.] ————————————————————————————————————————————- Eating Right Can Improve Your Life — I made a mistake. Well, it was only a small one, but nevertheless one that could shorten many lives. Genes are only part of …

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