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About Pat Young

Pat Young is a proud and happy octogenarian. Her firm, The Portrait Group http://www.theportraitgroup.com, represents today’s leading portrait artists. She is a publisher, a published writer, a note card creator and a knitter, as well as a lover of life and the great state of Maine.
Latest Posts | By Pat Young
Observations from an 89-Year-Old Woman on How to Fully Engage with Life
2 months ago

Observations from an 89-Year-Old Woman on How to Fully Engage with Life

By  •  Mindset

I’ve made the decision to lovingly engage with everything that has life. By ‘life’ I refer to everything that lives, grows and dies. By engage, I mean to validate, to respect, to study, to experience, to question. Read More

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!
2 years ago

Thinking of Downsizing? Here Are Some Tips to Sell Your Home Fast!

By  •  Making Money

The well-dressed home sells fast and for top dollar.

The emergence of staging and makeover services around the country is dictating a need that has been crying out to be met. Read More

Choosing How to Live After 60: Alone, Lonely or Lonesome
2 years ago

Choosing How to Live After 60: Alone, Lonely or Lonesome

By  •  Lifestyle

Alone – without others present

Lonely – solitary, companionless, isolated

Lonesome – feeling lonely or forlorn

Why do so many women feel alone, lonely and lonesome? Could it possibly have something to do with choice? Is there a simple explanation that could turn these sad, often heartbreaking feelings around? Could we reverse being lonely and lonesome without involving other people, professionals, friends or family? Is it possible? Is it a choice? Read More

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”
2 years ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

By  •  Mindset

This funny thing called OLD.

Just who could solve its mystery?

Why should it make

A fool of me?

We use the word old to describe millions of people, things and events every day. Old friend, old pal, old man, old woman, old boy, old fool, old chap, old love, old tree, old book, old chair, old-fashioned, older than dirt! Read More