- community, family, and friends
- creating the life you want
- death and divorce
- discovering or reinventing yourself
- finding or creating work and making money
- getting ready for your future
- going back to school, education, and training
- health and dealing with change
- living with your adult children
- losing people you love
- love and marriage
- moving or relocating
- retiring or not retiring
- taking care of your parents
- working longer than you thought
- Marge Warner on Mothers Are Like The Stars, Infinite, Diverse, And In Motion
- David Lubert on An Unemployed Man In His Later 60s, My Dad Needs Help
- George Schofield on In Our Faces: What Have You Noticed?
- Monique on In Our Faces: What Have You Noticed?
- George Schofield on Max, Age 5, And His Grownups Discuss Great Grandma
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Category Archives: community, family, and friends
Remember Max? He’s five. “Almost 6!” he reminds me. I wrote about him in my A Portrait of July 4 In Palm Heights (elevation 14’) column. Max is the precocious boy who was carrying the platter of deviled eggs above … Continue reading
This week’s blessing: A week’s visit by one of my sons. Without his terrific wife and amazing daughters. Just Brown Eyes and him and me. Living in our house. For a week.
I couldn’t just blame my irritability on the national news, the state of the economy or the current crop of negative political ads. Yet again, after 50, I was finding I no longer cared about some of the things that … Continue reading
The knock of a young hand. As the front door opens, summer light and heat floods in. A large, rectangular platter of deviled eggs (sprinkled with paprika and covered in plastic wrap) appears to be free-floating in the bright sunlight. … Continue reading
I rode my bike to Daniel’s soccer game last Saturday. His dad is a friend of mine as well as the team’s coach. Daniel is 8. He can be both childlike and magically insightful/wise as only an 8 year old … Continue reading
It’s May again, the month of Mother’s Day. My own mother, Laura Elizabeth Polson Schofield (known to friends and family as Betty), has been gone for nearly 30 years, almost half my lifetime. Yet, she never totally left.
Gold Medal Grandparenting is a revolutionary way for you to have a great relationship with your grandchildren and to have a great quality of life at the same time.
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Yesterday was the 3rd anniversary of our move across the country to our new home and life. After many years in San Francisco – and with no intention of retiring – we relocated to Sarasota, Florida. Many of our friends … Continue reading
Ever wonder why some people end up alone and isolated later in their lives? Before anything else, consider the following: