"If a story is in you, it has got to come out."William Faulkner‘There’s no sawdust on the floor in your butcher shop.’ I said to a local Kingston butcher as he cut my meat.‘There’s hasn’t been for years.’ He answered.‘Don’t they carry hind...
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...
Most days he gets shot, drowned and set on fire. You can see why Jim Dowdall doesn’t want to retire.English stunt man Jim Dowdall is in his seventies with grey hair, hearing aids and a ready smile. He’s chatting...
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...
In my ongoing quest to encourage the concept of “evolving” versus “aging” in later life, you may find the story of Heather and Mark a life lesson as I did. Over a coffee he shared his very personal story...
Many of us are infatuated with the Royal Family and all they represent. It is so nice to see pictures of the new Royal children, what is going on with the Queen and of course the upcoming wedding of...
Years ago it didn’t matter, but now I wish I had asked my parents and grandparents so many questions:What was their first job? (Doug began teaching at a salary of $2800 a year. Judy needed permission from the school...
When we are born, none of us slide into the world with labels stating who we will be as adults. No matter what our parent's plans for us would be, we are the ultimate chooser of our destiny. Although...
New York, NY (December 11th, 2017) – Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, a drug manufacturer specializing in over-the-counter pharmaceuticals for America’s geriatric population, is keeping their promise to help America’s elderly LIVE LIFE WELL. Through their recently launched Call for Heroes campaign,...
By the time I was 52, I had been married three times. If the courts had not documented the first two marriages, I would pretend that they never happened. During both, my husbands and I were smoking crack before,...