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Category: Personal

Share the ‘Joy’

According to the YouTube notes, “Joy” is one of the best instrumentals of all time, and I agree. (I owned all the instrumentals.) It’s from the British studio group Apollo […]

Daddy was a Disney star

Even people my age cannot recount the earliest days of Walt Disney’s remarkable career. At best, we remember his animated hits of the 1940s and ’50s. Films like Pinocchio (1940), Fantasia (1940), […]

Birthday greetings from Google

This is what greeted me on the Google search page today. What a surprise. Although Google instituted this in 2010 for anyone registered with a Google service, I’d not registered […]

I’m an introvert and I’m okay

When I saw the title “23 Signs You’re Secretly An Introvert” in a Huffington Post sidebar, I clicked on it immediately. Just out of curiosity. After all, I’ve known forever that […]

Generations: Yours, mine, and theirs

Today, on her blog Time Goes By, Ronni Bennett talks about how the media address different generations differently. Specifically, she refers to New York Times articles about Boomers being “upbeat, optimistic and […]

consigned to the wind

Losing a loved one

I stumbled onto a wonderful, wise website last night,, and in particular, their articles on dealing with death, what to expect when someone is dying, what to do and […]

To be or not to be … alone

“After Pfizer sees this article, I’m sure they will find a way to pathologize this phenomenon and quickly move a drug to market to cure it.” That’s one of my […]