The Loss of a Dear Friend
For the first time in 109 years, 9 months and 5 days, Ruth 1898 is not on this earth. The oldest blogger in the world quietly slipped away. Her mind was crisp and clear to the very end. It’s not often you can say a 109 year old left this earth too soon, it’s true with Ruth. She was sharp, quick-witted and simply charming. Things changed overnight. She awoke with a bad headache. She hurt to the...
Growing Bolder Radio Show: April 3, 2010
Afraid to get older? The people you're about to meet will show you that not only is aging nothing to dread, it's something to look forward to. You'll also see how it's never too late to find new love, new careers and a new lease on life.
A New Job
Early in 1999 I took yet another, seemingly small step, but one that would lead to even bigger changes. I put an ad in my local neighborhood paper looking for women to form a walking group. Struggling with my own weight, I needed walking support and what better way than by gathering a group of women together? That ad drew a nice response and we were off!
Over the next few months we...
Martin Luther King - I have a dream
The following speech, I Have A Dream, was delivered by Martin Luther King, Jr. on the steps at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963. It is one of the greatest speeches ever given. It is worth reading again. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of...
Tech Tip: Make Your Own Antenna
Thanks to changes to the way programs actually go from the TV towers to your set, you can now get high-definition video over the air -- for free! You just need an antenna, and that's something that's pretty simple to make yourself.
Growing Bolder Radio Show: Sept. 4, 2010
It isn't easy to take risks in life because most of us are terrified of change. If you have a dream you've always wanted to pursue, find out how taking that risk can lead to big rewards.
As the old saying goes…"If I'd known I was going to live this long, I'd have taken better care of myself." A great philosophy for hindsight, and good for a chuckle at parties.
In my case however, these words became all too true when I was first diagnosed at the age of 57 with Prostate Cancer. We had to decide on a treatment fast or face the consequences. The procedure of choice was 8 solid...
The Treniers may have been the greatest live band ever. Just one of the brothers is still alive and he's still performing! Milt Trenier starts off in the middle. Take a look. These guys were incredible!
TV, Broadway Star Shines Again!
Do you know how every once in a while you meet someone who's life force shines so bright you just want to be around them?
You MUST meet Shelly Burch.
Oh, sure... You might remember her as Delila, the popular femme-fatal from One Life To Live, and think that Shelly had an easy, no worries, TV star-type life....