Tag Archives: Old Age

Going for the Triple Crown —

I married a thoroughbred. I always knew it, but past events have really tested him, and so far he’s flown past them all like American Pharoah on his way to the Triple Crown, a bighearted thoroughbred all the way. Of … Continue reading

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My Fountain of Youth

The 16th century conquistador Juan Ponce de Léon spent a lot of time and money in the New World looking for the fabled Fountain of Youth, the mythical water source that would make people young again. He never found it, … Continue reading

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Calling All OAPs —

(In Ireland, OAP is an Old Age Pensioner or, as Berna, our Irish Correspondent explains, more politely, it’s an Over Age Person.) Anyway, this is an urgent call to all my OAP friends and acquaintances! Be sure ASAP to read Aging’s … Continue reading

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