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Nov 21, 2022

High Five for Gratitude

Making a list of the top things you are grateful for is always beneficial. I believe we should never lose sight of those things in life that mean the most.

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Nov 07, 2022

The Power of Lists

Lists can be great building blocks for crafting your life story. I always recommend the creation of a Memory List.

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Nov 07, 2022

Writing An Autobiography

Writing an autobiography is not as daunting a task as you might think. To write an autobiography, begin with lists.

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Oct 31, 2022

Vin Scully True Class Act

Vin Scully wasn't just a master at his craft. He was a fine human being, a true class act. That's a great legacy.

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Oct 03, 2022

Woodstock, Back to the Garden

Woodstock is a small town in upstate New York steeped in lore. Some think of it as a garden of love and peace.

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Sep 23, 2022

Putting Your Story in Order

Without order there is randomness and chaos. The order of your stories in your memoir is important. It can establish a theme and a tempo.

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Sep 15, 2022

Living and Dying in Real Time

If you have pondered the purpose and meaning of life, both your own and others, then you are a good candidate for preserving your life in narrative form. We all have a story, the story that we are living each day.

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Sep 05, 2022

The Five W's of Work

Most of us work. We labor at a job hoping our salary will cover our expenses. I've found that it's really important to work to live, rather than to live to work

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Aug 30, 2022


Many of today's grandparents are living longer and they have more time to contribute to their grandchildren's lives.

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Aug 30, 2022

When I Walk

When I walk I go to another place. Literally, of course, as in the places my feet take me. But I am speaking also of another place.

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