Monthly Archives: January 2013

Shagging for fun and fitness—Carolina style

Age 65 checklist: • Apply for Medicare. • Collect Social Security. • Put on my dance shoes and get out there on the floor. For the past dozen years, most of my social life has revolved around the Carolina Shag. … Continue reading

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Tribute to my mother: ‘Ave Maria’ and ‘Proud Mary’

Today is one year since Mom died. It’s been 12 months since I put my suitcase in the closet where it belongs. For three years it sat half packed on my bedroom floor in anticipation of “the call.” Last month, … Continue reading

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Seniors rock … and time flies

A friend scrawled WHERE DID THIS YEAR GO? across the back of her Christmas letter. Time seems to go so fast now. Why is that? A quick Web search showed explanations similar to that of Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., who … Continue reading

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Turning 65 … and the 12th Stone

Turning 60 will be awful. Or so I thought. For months, I dreaded that birthday. When I woke that morning I discovered what was different: absolutely nothing. Grateful for my health, family, friends, job and all the other good things … Continue reading

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