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Oh, that magic feeling, nowhere to go
Retirement makes some people feel like a zero. But it doesn't have to be that way.
May 27th, 2011
Age like your dog
With any luck we’ll all get old and maybe even wise. And we could take a few tips from our canine pals.
Mar 28th, 2011
Street Corner Thug
Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, as Simone Signoret once pointed out. But sometimes the memories and memorabilia do match up.
Apr 20th, 2011
The promise and peril of a road trip
Geezers hit the road. Sometimes the road hits back.
Apr 12th, 2011
Like rust, sarcopenia never sleeps. But it's never too late to fight back.
Apr 3rd, 2011
Mar 17th, 2011
No love for pigeons from this old geezer
Don’t be fooled by their soft cooing and iridescent necks, pigeons aren’t so much birds as they are a multi-platform disease dispensing system.
Mar 1st, 2011
Enough with the kvetching and the yawping and the bellyaching. How about a little simple gratitude?
Feb 22nd, 2011
One of the distinct pleasures of being a retired geezer is taking a break mid-morning for a second cup of coffee and the New York Times crossword puzzle.
Feb 17th, 2011
It’s very easy, as we age to slip into a cushion of comfortability. Youth is for thrill-seeking adventure.
Feb 12th, 2011