Elderly Crossings

Submitted by Jerry on Wed, 08/06/2008 - 01:56

A Path to Another Country Psychologists say that moving, divorce, and the death of a loved one are three of the most difficult life transitions. Have they measured the difficulty of moving to that other country, the land of the aged?

Photographer's Lament

Submitted by Jerry on Thu, 12/06/2007 - 16:16

What is wrong with the art world?? How does a reproduction of a photograph by another worker (I hesitate to call him a photographer) become valuable art? Is it not decadent to reward the copyist (is "thief" accurate?) rather than the original artist?

Living: Assisted

Submitted by Jerry on Wed, 10/31/2007 - 00:05

What to do when a person or couple is no longer able to maintain a household independently? Assisted living is one option for those who can afford it. It is one way to live with age.

Canaani Togethering

Submitted by Jerry on Tue, 10/02/2007 - 18:21

The most wonderful events, next to the birth of a human child or grandchild, are the birth of puppies...and the bittersweet moment when the eight-week-old puppy leaves with the new owner.