Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans

Some of you know that I am a graduate of St. Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO.   That is where I went in the summer of 1972 with their mother, Kandi,  when my oldest children,  Jennifer and Mark, were very small. Jennifer was maybe 3 and Mark was maybe 1. Another person,Continue reading “Life is what happens to you when you are busy making other plans”

I’m here to celebrate Black History

Virginia McLaurin, at 106, danced with Barak and Michelle Obama at the White House. This video has been seen by most of you on facebook, I’m sure. It is so definitely, though, about aging with vibrancy, beauty, tears, and grace that we are posting it here as well. It is worth watching again:  Virginia McLaurin.Continue reading “I’m here to celebrate Black History”

gotta love the New Yorker cartoons

So, this morning I sat at the breakfast table and wrote the blog about aging and how we were going to go to the National Museum of Ireland a learn about life 6000 years ago.  One of today’s cartoons for the New Yorker was this one: And . . . probably you should know ifContinue reading “gotta love the New Yorker cartoons”