Monthly Archives: April 2016

62…

Today I’m not “almost” anything. Today I’m 62. Wow, what a difference two years make. I have vivid memories of how I spent my milestone birthday two years ago – memories of taking the day off from work, having a … Continue reading

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The Zen of mowing…

Last summer I bought an electric lawnmower. When I went to Lowe’s I wasn’t planning on choosing an electric one but the clerk that assisted me was a fan (no fumes, no trips to the gas station, no tune-ups, much … Continue reading

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Blowing the roof off…

The end of the school year is almost here. Shortly thereafter my new life will begin. I’m surprisingly calm though it dawns on me that I may be in shock! Up next are several months of study either on my … Continue reading

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Choosing light…

Lately I’ve been thinking about what makes me unique. This has relevance to my decision to become a personal trainer. There are so many trainers out there; many, if not most, are in better shape than I am, have been … Continue reading

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Stillness…

Twice in the last three days I have found myself not wanting to do anything in particular and therefore choosing, by default, just to be for a few minutes. The first time was on Saturday. Saturday was absolutely gorgeous – … Continue reading

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Self-employed, me?…

I’ve decided to become a personal trainer. To work with women like me, ones who haven’t spent their entire lives being in great shape. Working out regularly has changed my life and I believe I can help others use fitness … Continue reading

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Names matter…

Yesterday I did something I had been putting off. I reread a chapter on aging entitled, “Older” from Anna Quindlen’s book Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake (2013). I had been putting it off because I have a lot of … Continue reading

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