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Thursday, February 25, 2016

What's the point?

Part of long life is living long after the point becomes pointless.

I know this because I do some hobnobbing with people past 90 who are still up and running , 
or at least walking, 
and not one of them seems able to figure out what the point of longevity is.

In various states of whining....loud, whispery, or apologetically......they communicate the pointlessness of life when lovers have died, friends have disappeared, food has become an enemy, all the senses have muted, sex is gone, mobility is such a challenge and ugly is entrenched.

Having once-upon-a-time been buzzballs of energy and accomplishment, 
having been at least somewhat esteemed,
 having received compliments (or at the very least, feedback) 
they now find themselves in uncharted water.

The uncharted water of pointlessness.

No pointers, no feedback (except negative but sometimes not even that).

Few peers and only stupid youngsters to comment on them as though they are mascots.

 What is the point of life after it becomes pointless?

If humanity is going to live to be 130, or older, we best be figuring out what the point is!

Naturally I don't know the answer, but I shall do a series of posts trying to arrive at some path through the uncharted waters as I continue to interview people unaware of the point of my interview!

Is longevity worth the bother and pain?  Why or why not?



At least these three old people can still "hang onto" their rescuers.
What if they couldn't even hang on?

Lots to think about,
Hope to see you later,
Please come take a walk with me and see what we can find.
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Monday, February 15, 2016

Leaving a Lasting Impact


Who impacted your life?

How did their legacy continue?

Never underestimate the importance of your life.
My greatest role models have no idea I am even watching!

Probably we all want to live a life worth imitating, but if any of us have screwed that up, each life lived  is still a life worth examining.

Even today, long after Harry S. Truman has passed on from this life, we are still debating his decision to drop the bomb.  THE bomb.
He said once he made that decision, he never looked back.  He said it was for future generations to examine that decision.

We examine his decision even today.
Was it a good decision given the circumstances, or a monumental screw-up for the world?
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Still and all, his life is a life worth examining.

Never underestimate the importance of your life.


Someone, somewhere
beholds you,
follows your actions
and learns from you. 

Thanks for pausing here at this blog.
I do appreciate you for it.

Thursday, February 11, 2016


From an English School in Kashmir:



Tuesday, February 2, 2016

"That was lucky!"

The longer you hang around,
 the more likely you are to run out of luck.

                                    old Hans Solo
                                                of Star Wars fame