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Monthly archives: April 2014

Transcending the River

BECOMING AN ESCAPE ARTIST FROM THE CHAIN OF NUMBERS. AND THE FLOW OF TIME. Ken Taub SOMETIMES IN YOGA CLASS, I can feel every blessed stressed joint and frayed cartilage. The accumulated hitches speak up, and loudly. But there are other times when I’m merely a body in motion, and there’s just musc[...]

Transcending the River

BECOMING AN ESCAPE ARTIST FROM THE CHAIN OF NUMBERS. AND THE FLOW OF TIME. Ken Taub SOMETIMES IN YOGA CLASS, I can feel every blessed stressed joint and frayed cartilage. The accumulated hitches speak up, and loudly. But there are other times when I’m merely a body in motion, and there’s just[...]

Exploring Assisted Living

YOU SEND YOUR KIDS TO COLLEGE. WHY CAN’T YOUR PARENTS ENJOY ‘CAMPUS’ LIVING? Maria Leonardo MOVING IS NEVER EASY–AT ANY AGE. Now, think about that exponentially:  What if you’re in your 70s or 80s and know that things will not be the same, going forward. You’ve lived with a spouse in your hom[...]

Confessions of a Professional Optimist

TURNING LEMONS NOT INTO LEMONADE, BUT CHAMPAGNE Robert Levithan I TRY TO HIDE IT, but most of the time I am my Father’s son, and his glass was neither half-empty nor half-full–it was overflowing. His generation of our family overcame poverty, prejudice and struggle. They experienced a Depress[...]

The Dad Chronicles

AFTER WORLD WAR II, CONQUERING ARIZONA WASN'T SO BAD Andrea S. Gould This is the second chapter of Andrea Gould’s personal saga of moving her 94-year-old father from New York City to Arizona. Her first chapter, "Moving Dad to Tucson," appeared earlier this year on RoelResources.com. THERE'S A[...]