Shoulda Woulda Coulda

A phrase recently added to our language is Shoulda Woulda Coulda (or is it Woulda Coulda Shoulda?). As with most new additions to the culture, it may sound strange to the older ear. Whether you heard the phrase in song lyrics, on the Tonight Show, or in everyday conversation, the gist is usually the same. The theme is regret and self blame. And the implication is usually that this self talk is...
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Late Bloomers’ Perks

I’m a late bloomer. Are you? Let’s define that term. A late bloomer is a person who, to mix metaphors, climbs the ladder to the top (or even half-way to the top) and realizes that the ladder was leaning against the wrong structure the whole time. Just when you think you are where you need to be, some unmistakable sign appears and you know you must head down a different path. What’s in it for me,...
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We are all elders in the making

I have discovered an ambassador for those of us who are aging. Hmm, that pretty much includes everyone, doesn’t it? His name is Dr. Bill Thomas, and the above title is a direct quote from the video below. He describes what I have been calling third age, as second wind. You will understand a lot more about elderhood after you watch it. My hat is off to Dr. Thomas. A slower, deeper, more connected...
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How to post video in WordPress

I was successful in posting the video you see in yesterday’s post. As you know, if you have followed me for the last couple of days, I had a frustrating time getting the video into the post. So for anyone who may be challenged as I was, here’s the way to do it on WordPress. Assuming you want to embed a YouTube video, you play it and copy the URL from the address field while it’s playing. Then...
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Rant of a rankled writer

Do you know the worst part of being a blogger? It’s not writer’s block, and it’s not even SEO. No, it’s the frustration and helplessness you feel when you want to do something and you can’t find out how to do it. Now I understand how two-year-olds feel when they have tantrums. I was all set for a quick blog a couple of hours ago. I was going to upload a hilarious video and comment on it. That...
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Never Too Late To Bloom

Never Too Late To Bloom