There’s this (mostly) cheerful guy named Max, who has Asperger’s. He’d like to go on a date with the (always) overwhelmed Victoria, who also has Asperger’s. Finally, Max summons the courage to make the call. A miracle happens and Victoria...
"I think I see the high school," I panted, as we dragged our rollies up the endless hill." God, I hope you're right," muttered my 80 year old husband. We're a couple of Canadian seniors and we had definitely...
Sometimes events conspire and life becomes a series of missteps. And in the midst of any given situation, it’s hard to figure out when something that happens is a bad thing or a good thing. To wit, I recently...
We were getting desperate for a place to stay when we saw the motel sign … a large shabby sign reading simply, MOTEL. We had been looking for accommodation all afternoon and it was getting a little late in...
A group of senior athletes came together to achieve a historic individual indoor rowing record on Long Island on November 3, 2018. Nineteen seniors from ages 72 to 101, sponsored by U.S. Veterans' Rowing & Kayaking Foundation, set a...
As a child back home I had often heard of the wee folk that lived in the glade, Leprechauns they were called and tho rarely seen were the stuff of which folklore was made. It had been my quest for many...
who are you

Who Are You?

Early in the 60’s in my hometown of Dublin, Ireland I managed to get tickets to see that fabulous group The Who, live in concert. (It was indeed a long time ago as Keith Moon the original drummer was...
Although I was just a boy during World War II, I had the remarkable opportunity in 1945, when I was just 14, to work with US Military leadership.  By that time, I had already experienced the war from a...
unflappable

Unflappable

Generally speaking, dogs are my favorite people. But I draw the line at the two yapper dogs in the yard beyond my back fence. They are annoying little Maltese creatures that look more like walking mops than functional canines....
Marion Bartholomew has known the Sunshine City all her life.             She owned a restaurant, drove a school bus, danced at the Pav, went to the movies at Geneva Theatre, and was part of the women’s groups in Orillia and area. Now, 84-years-old,...
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