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Rejecting Retirement

"I never remember feeling tired by work, though idleness exhausts me completely." Arthur Conan Doyle To 'Retire' connotes a disengagement from the world, an abandonment of activity, a sort of 'decommissioning' of a human...

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Sobriety - The ‘Catalyst’

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Theodore Roosevelt July 28th of 2020 marked 22 years of sobriety for me, it was surreal in its arrival. Sobriety has been the great enabler for my life; and it can be for anyone who...

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Embracing my Mortality

"Live Long and Prosper" Mr. Spock- Star Trek Being that time is our most precious resource, why then have we indulged in the paradox of procrastination? Now firmly ensconced in my 'MiddleLiving' years I have decided this fact;...

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It is ‘Encore’ Time!

“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ― Abraham Lincoln Michigan is beginning a renaissance of sorts, where retaining talent, acknowledging experience and celebrating the passions of older adults. Creating a...

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Winning the Game of Life

“No life ever grows great until it is focused” Harry Emmerson Fosdick, pastor We are preoccupied with gathering ‘stuff’, and eventually we all will realize that the stuff we were so intent on having, gathering and owning...

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Imagination Can Change Perceptions of Reality

"Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve". Napoleon Hill The smell of Hawaiian Tropic, that coconut smell, takes me back to warm clear blue skies and bright sunshine of California or Florida even when the weather...

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The Perils of Procrastination

"Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest diseases and its toll on happiness and success is heavy". Wayne Gretzky Spring is springing so let's take a second to revisit our resolutions. Frankly there is no reason why we...

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Bankrupting of Medicare

Not to be Mr. Doomsdayer or anything, but I interviewed my mentor Dr. George Bartzokis (I received permission to refer to him as my mentor) for the fourth time since we started “Boomers Rock” (the radio talk show). If you are not aware,...

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Crusade

I have a vison, it’s called the “Fantastic Five” Our country has been blessed by forward thinking leaders of movements that changed the landscape of the way we all live our lives. In the mid-20th century one great man, Martin Luther...

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Refirement Zone

To retire is to end something. It does not necessarily mean we have completed that something, or that something is over. We retire at the end of the day to go to sleep, but the day is not over; we fully expect to rise again the next day and begin...

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