Spirit

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Lauren Bacall – leading lady of old Hollywood and former wife to Humphrey Bogart – has died at the age of 89 of a stroke at her home. Bacall starred in many »

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Actor-comedian Robin Williams has died at the age of 63. According to the Marin County Sherriff’s office, he was found dead in his Northern California and they suspect it was a suicide. »

How to Be Happier and Healthier

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Let’s face it, the older we get the more likely we are to encounter loss, whether it comes to us through the death of a spouse or a close friend, the failure »

“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art” – Leonardo da Vinci

A Garden, Grits and Rock ‘N’ Roll

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After a particularly grueling slog at my day job in the metropolis, I emerge from our silvery, over-air conditioned skyscraper into a stifling, shimmering haze of stunning heat and humidity. It’s like »

10 Signs You’ve Aged Well

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With advances in medicine, technology, habits and even mental outlook, it’s become pretty clear we are aging now much better than, say, 1907 when the life expectancy for men was 46.5 years . But if »

Shine, Little Glow Worms

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The French have, as the French so often do, the perfect phrase to describe it: Si jeunesse savait, si vieillesse pouvait  (If the young only knew; if the old only could). Well, »