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Forgiveness Day for Retirees

  August 2nd is a National Forgiveness Day, if you have ever wondered about the value of forgiveness, you might enjoy a story I heard recently on NPR’s Story Corps. The story is about Oshea Israel and Mrs. Johnson. When Oshea…

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Halloween Masks for Retirees

While preparing a talk I’m scheduled to give the day before Halloween, I begin to think about the retirees I‘ve met since beginning this work. As I thought about the many personalities and their ways of adjusting to retirement, it…

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We Make Our Own Moods

    Gina Barraca, one of my favorite writing teachers, recently wrote an article that struck me as a truism of life that needed to be shared and commented on over and over again. She spoke of beginning her day…

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