Category Archives: Aging

more Eleazar than Old Woman Wearing Purple

Having discovered that this past Thursday, October 1st, was the International Day for Older People, I couldn’t help thinking about how I have grown to become more Eleazar than Old-Woman-Wearing-Purple. When as a young mother I first I read  Jenny Joseph’s … Continue reading

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Detachment simulation…Warning; it’s not easy!

The older I get, the more I realize how difficult it is to detach from people, places, and things. An eye-opening exercise in that regard took place for me years ago, during hospice volunteer training. (Sadly, I still haven’t  fully … Continue reading

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