Retirement: Now and Later

Retirement: Now and Later

Retirement: Now and Later “I try to treat each evening and weekend as little slices of retirement because no one is guaranteed a lengthy one at the end of their career. If we wait until retirement to enjoy ourselves, there may not be enough of ourselves to enjoy...
Your stories

Your stories

Your stories “The only thing that keeps us from floating off with the wind is our stories. They give us a name and put us in a place, allow us to keep on touching.” Tom Spanbauer (1946-  ) American writer   “Stories are a communal currency of...
All alone

All alone

All alone “Unlike achieving things worth having, to achieve things worth being usually requires long periods of solitude.” Mayer Friedman, Ray Rosenman – American writers (Type A Behavior) Make no mistake, being all alone and still are states that...
Internet as Distraction

Internet as Distraction

Internet as Distraction “The Internet is designed to be an interruption system, a machine geared to dividing attention…. We willingly accept the loss of concentration and focus, the division of our attention and the fragmentation of our thoughts in return...
Sold Out

Sold Out

Sold Out “Someone sold us out ‒ but only when we ceased to pay attention.” Timothy Findley (1930-2002) The Telling of Lies These words seem to be meant especially for us ‒ we who are alive right now. Being “sold out,” means we’ve been...
Mobile devices

Mobile devices

Mobile devices “Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; You can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.” Sharon Salzberg (1952-  ) Teacher of Buddhist meditation                                                                      If you think of...