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Pop Quiz for Old Age @MindyJPeltier

Take This Pop Quiz for Old Age

Old age would be easier if we could identify and accept it. Many of us are stuck in denial and confusion.  Symptoms set in years before we actually get that discount. Yea, that one. The senior citizen one. There. I said it. Call us TWENIORS because we’re stuck in a twilight zone between adulthood and senior citizenry. We don’t know if we are […]

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Mindy is 50 pm

Fifty is just a number…

When I whine about turning fifty, people often tell me it’s just a number. To me it’s a big number.  Older people wish they were “only” 50.  Younger people show proper respect and sympathy while they secretly think, “I’m glad it’s you and not me.”        I’m five decades.                 I’m two score and ten.                          I’m half of a century. […]

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Walter Cronkite predicting the future impact of computers in our homes.


When we brought home our first computer around 1989, it was like welcoming in a stranger who didn’t speak my language. It was MS-DOS version. Oh, you young ‘uns never worked in a dos environment? Well, It was tough. You had to use the keyboard uphill both ways. It was especially mystical if there weren’t computers in your […]

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I’m Earning My Crown

Proverbs 16:31, “The silver-haired head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness. When I began going gray at 29, I decided NOT  to dye my hair. Because I’m  blonde, my gray hair wasn’t that noticeable, except when it stuck straight up like a loose wire on a sculpted porcupine. Add to […]

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