Article Archives: Senior Lifestyle

Now, In Our Day: Part 4

Come gather ‘round people Wherever you roam And admit that the waters Around you have grown And accept it that soon You’ll be drenched to the bone If your time to you Is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone For the times they … Read More

Now, In Our Day: Part 3

We were spending the weekend at my mother’s home in New Castle when one of Grandpa Kelly’s brothers and his son and daughter-in-law dropped in on their way from Tennessee to Frankfort. He was a fine looking, erect, white-haired old gentleman who was dressed in a natty suit. I knew … Read More

Now, In Our Day: Part 2

I’m returning to the differences between life today and the 1940’s and 1950’s when my nephew, John Jones, and I were young. One of the greatest changes has been in family life, and I don’t like it very much. However, from its very beginning, America has been a place of … Read More

Who Will Do The Work?

Oh Casey would waltz with a strawberry blond And the band played on . . . . His brain was so loaded, it nearly exploded . . . — A song from the 1890’s I don’t know which is worse: to stare at my computer screen’s tabula rasa (blank slate), … Read More

Now, In Our Day . . .

My nephew and I frequently say, “In our day . . .” when we compare today with yesteryear. Here’s one thing that’s different: We certainly had con artists who’d sell people bad real estate deals or fake fur coats. However, the art of the scam has reached a whole new … Read More