Category Archives: Ageing

Duty, Courage, and Responsibility

In the last week or so, there were two stories that evoke a response from me. One was the story of Scott Peterson, the Deputy Sheriff at Florida Parkland school shooting who took cover while the gunman was shooting and … Continue reading

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On dying of old age.

I was telling Z to be careful about something (I forget what) or she might die. “What’s ‘die’?” “It’s like going to sleep and never waking up. You can’t move, you can’t see, you can’t hear, you can’t eat, you … Continue reading

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Banking on Retirement

My Citibanker called a few weeks ago. I did not know I had one. Business is bad, he did not say. So in addition to the High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) or “Privileged” Customers, they have decided to go down … Continue reading

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The Scent (or stink) of Age

I’m starting to smell like an old man. It’s the smell of koyok – the medicated heat patch (a.k.a. the “Ben Gay smell”). The old man’s (or person’s) smell. And today I restrained myself from having a “Dad moment“. My … Continue reading

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