By All Appearances

"Tonight's the night when I go to all the parties down my street. I wash my hair and I kid myself I look real smooth" ¹ When my dad reached his mid-eighties, he remarked one day about what a shock it was to look in the mirror and see this old man staring back at him. I …

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Cabernet Sauvignon, BMW’s, and Knee Replacements: Rock On!

With a few exceptions, the musical groups I enjoy now are the same as when I was younger. They're like a few old, comfortable flannel shirts still hanging in the closet. I can't imagine tossing them, and it's not even like I wear them very often. I just want the comfort of knowing they're still …

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Saved in the Waiting Room

So have you heard the Good News?!! Salvation is unexpectedly and inexplicably at my door. I'm suddenly born again and been given a righteous path away from damnation. Praise the lord! Yes, my friends, I'm saved. It took me by surprise too. There I was earlier in the week, happily sinning and contemplating the vagaries of retirement-friendly …

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