Category Archives: aging

RANDOM TRAVEL THOUGHTS

One’s lifetime, it’s been well established, is made up of passages. Our journey begins in childhood, bounces around a bit in our teen years, explores our world and ourselves as young adults, matures in thought as parent and career builder, … Continue reading

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A CLEANSING EXPERIENCE

Sitting naked on a bench in the bathroom of my hospital room while two nurses, complete strangers, washed me down from head to toe, is one of the more perplexing ordeals I faced several times during my recent three-plus weeks … Continue reading

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LUCKY ME!

Some of you who have been faithful to Marc’s Blog these past few years may recall my postings in early 2020 about the “Great Fall.”  Falls, I understand, are a leading cause of death for people my age.  Well, my fall back … Continue reading

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MORE TIME, MORE PLACE

In my previous posting I mentioned my fascination with the concept of time and place—that being in the right or wrong place, at the right or wrong time can result in events and experiences both great and small, both good … Continue reading

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FAMILY MATTERS…THE BROTHER ISSUE

Note: This piece was originally posted on my blog back in December, 2018. Lately I have spent a lot of time and some of the space here thinking about family and friends and the role they have played in my … Continue reading

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TickTock

My father lost a good friend he had worked with for many years.  They didn’t hang out much together outside of the workplace, but that did not lesson their friendship.  They worked all day together, went to lunch together every … Continue reading

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MONEY MADNESS

STOPPPPPPP!  Good God, what ever happened to fair pricing.  Things are just plain out of control.  I know all about inflation, capitalism and the Great American Way  (Corporate Way). The goal is to make as big a buck as possible … Continue reading

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OUCH!

Pain, I’ve been told, is a good thing.  It is the body’s way of informing you that something is wrong. Well, I have gotten the message and it’s been painfully clear. One late night in April of 2020, I fell … Continue reading

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The Pipes Are Calling

One of the more difficult problems I have nowadays is giving up a lot of the household maintenance jobs I used to do myself.  Given my new physical limitations there are a lot of jobs I can’t do any more … Continue reading

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When it Brains, It Pours

When you get to be my age, you will have accumulated a huge stockpile of memories along with endless databanks full of both useful and useless information.  You will not run out of storage space because the human brain holds … Continue reading

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