Senior Addicts

November 12, 2012 9:31 pm0 comments
Senior Addicts

It seems every time you turn around there is another young person entering rehab. But addiction isn’t only for the young. I know you are thinking prescription drugs, but you would be wrong. All those meds you see in an older person’s home are desperately needed. As our bodies begin […]

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All the Little Flags

November 10, 2012 1:26 pm0 comments
All the Little Flags

They are still there, of course, the little flags that mark the graves of those killed on that famous Christmas raid on Trenton. Without that raid we might never have come to be. Did they have any notion of what they were starting? Sometimes, honestly, I even talk with them. […]

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…Or Are They?

September 28, 2012 1:12 pm0 comments

Whoever coined the phrase “Golden Years” must have been young and not well versed in growing old. The only gold we can see is in our outdated fillings, and most of them have given way to bridges, plates and implants. We awake each morning to a lot of aches and […]

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These ARE The Golden Years!

1:07 pm0 comments
Little Marilyn at 3 years old just found out she isn’t old enough to do something.

Too often these days I hear nothing but complaints from many of my fellow senior citizens who probably have every good reason to complain. Our health may be declining—which, after all, is inevitable—and our retirement savings seem to be going to pot, just like our bodies. I think it’s time […]

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An Honored Guest at the Ball Park

June 16, 2012 3:10 pm0 comments
Citizens Bank Park. Park photo courtesy of Matt Wargo.

I am really excited about something that happened on Friday, June 1st (2012). My 101 year old Grandfather, William A. Elliott, had never been to a Phillies game in his life. In the early part of the 20th century, he wasn’t permitted to attend Major League baseball games, because of […]

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