J.Lo

J.Lo

J.Lo energetically performed at the 2020 Super Bowl. She is 50 years old and her body is toned and tanned. No matter what you think of the content of her performance, she looked absolutely terrific. A New York Times oped writer wrote a column the next day, saying she...
Happiness, Joy and Grief

Happiness, Joy and Grief

Being an adult is serious business, caring for the body, tending to our emotional and spiritual needs, taking care of others. And one of the first victim of this “maturity” is joy. What happens to delight? The American way, is to attain happiness by pursuing it. The...
Aging

Aging

I find the culture around aging and death to be damaging and silly. Rather than get on with the important work of old age — reconciliation, preparing for death, and imparting wisdom, we are encouraged to extend our fantasies of eternal youth, or at least eternal...
Overtaken by Grief

Overtaken by Grief

Grief overtook me on the street, suddenly after calm and pleasant lunch in company, bringing an inner systemic organ trembling and unfocused sorrow, arising from seemingly nowhere from no obvious immediate provocation. A little PTS. I wasn’t sure I could make it...
Nature vs Nurture

Nature vs Nurture

Nature v Nurture  Perhaps it is fate that causes you to be born into a certain kind of family, but destiny is larger than the petri dish of your...