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Nostalgia

Thinking about the past is fun, but, did you know that nostalgia is also good for your brain? Find out what neuroscientists, have to say about nostalgia. Let’s think about the past together!

6 Insights I Picked Up on My 51st Class Reunion
3 weeks ago

6 Insights I Picked Up on My 51st Class Reunion

By  •  Lifestyle

My high school class is not one of the those who have regular reunions. We had one 10 years after graduation, then nothing. So, I was surprised – and delighted – to get an invitation to celebrate…
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Where Were You When America Put an Astronaut on the Moon?
1 month ago

Where Were You When America Put an Astronaut on the Moon?

By  •  Travel

The moon landing in July 1969 was a singular moment in American history. During a very tumultuous decade, rife with unrest and tragedy, the moon landing stands as one of the few positive moments in the late 60s…
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Embracing Memories of the Distant Past: A Way to Stay Connected to a World Long Gone
1 month ago

Embracing Memories of the Distant Past: A Way to Stay Connected to a World Long Gone

When Notre Dame was severely damaged by a massive fire recently, all the world mourned. In one sense, it ‘belonged’ solely to Paris or, perhaps, to France. But in another sense, it belonged to all of us…

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Arranging Family Photos in Your Senior Years Can Bring a New Perspective and Purpose to Your Life
2 months ago

Arranging Family Photos in Your Senior Years Can Bring a New Perspective and Purpose to Your Life

For most of my life, I looked at family photos as most others did – they were little snippets of time. I would pick up a few envelopes of prints and flip through the 20 or 36 photos inside…
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Things My Mother Always Said – That Now I Know Were True
2 months ago

Things My Mother Always Said – That Now I Know Were True

When my mother was the age that I am now, I had five children, ages 11 to 3. I was home schooling all of them, making food from scratch, and living my best earth-mother-type life. And, I had a neuro-muscular disease…
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10 Ways to Collect Memories and Share Your Stories After 60
3 months ago

10 Ways to Collect Memories and Share Your Stories After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you wish you could preserve your footprints on this planet by saving your stories? Do you often wish you knew more about a relative who has passed away? How many times have you heard someone say, “There are so many questions I should have asked”? Read More

3 Ways to Reconcile Your Own Childhood in Your Role as a Mother
4 months ago

3 Ways to Reconcile Your Own Childhood in Your Role as a Mother

By  •  Mindset

Nothing surpasses motherhood. Of all the feelings, emotions and do-overs I would like in my life, my relationship with myself vis-a-vis my daughter is at the top of the list. Read More

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s
7 months ago

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s

Do you remember playing as a child? Without work or obligations, you were free to wander around, use your imagination and indulge in things just for the sake of doing them. Play was relaxing and fun and brought joy to your days. Read More

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself
7 months ago

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself

By  •  Lifestyle

There is a certain truth you must realize when writing a memoir: You are the central character in the story, therefore you must write about who you are. You cannot assume that the reader knows you, even if they are a close relative. Read More

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s
7 months ago

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s

There’s a lot to love about being in your 60s. And, if you are 60, you may remember the 1960s. That may depend on how many mind-altering experiences you had in the 1960s, however.

These two “60s” have a great deal in common, some good, some not so much. Here are 6 ways my 60s are like the 60s. Read More