As a parody of the famous ”Serenity Prayer,” the “Senility Prayer” says:

“God, grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.”


Here’s what:  Ecuador: Retire in Paradise?

When accused in a book review of being a “Debbie Downer” for reviewing the research and stating the facts about boomer reality, how could I not respond?

After over fifty years of it, what is all of this commercialism doing to our brains???

“All I can do is be me, whoever that is.”   —  Bob Dylan

I got tired of people asking me why I do what I do..  here’s the scoop!

The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can’t help it.  Leo Rosten

I had a GREAT TIME watching this PBS special last night.  Don’t miss the music we grew up on, and where it all came from…

I especially enjoyed one comment by Cheech of Cheech and Chong when they were discussing how the use of marijuana had impacted the development of the music of the 1960s and 70s.

He said, “We took a few hits and then said, ‘I wonder what ELSE they’ve been lying about!'”

Jerk whisperer

“The way is not in the sky.                  The way is in the heart…”

“To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not only of goodness of heart, but of strength of mind.”   –  William Hazlitt