Aging Surfers Find Vitality in the Waves
Author : By JAYMES SONG, Associated Press Writer - Subject : Life
HONOLULU - Kenneth Chun can't paddle as fast or carve the waves the way he once did. But even at 70, he still loves to surf. Wearing a soaking wet baseball cap to protect his partly bald head from the sun, Chun hits the warm, turquoise waters off Wai.....more.....
Taking it as it Comes
Author : Julia Sneden - Subject : Life
The other day, I came across a cache of letters from my father, written during the early ‘70’s when he was about the age that I now am. He began one letter with this quote from something called Country Road, by Elise Mclay:
“I’m sorry, God, but I .....more.....
Author : Priscilla Grant - Subject : Life
Meet the men and women who seem to have found life's sweet spot, a balance of work and play that experts say is the key to happiness
by Priscilla Grant
We see you out there. You're the two-career couple who still manage to slip away for ski wee.....more.....
Creativity at Any Age
Author : Gene D. Cohen - Subject : Life
When poet Stanley Kunitz won a National Book Award in 1995, at age 90, for his book of poems Passing Through, another noted poet, Mark Strand, exclaimed: "One of America's great poets. Most poets dry up at 50. For him to be writing poems at 90 is jus.....more.....
Surprised by Joy
Author : By Mark Matousek - Subject : Life
Sometimes you don't know what you're missing—and then it hits you.
I was feeling lackluster that spring afternoon, so Florence, a wise-hearted therapist friend, asked me to walk with her in the park to see the cherry trees in bloom. I had trouble .....more.....
All In Your Head
Author : by Richard Restak, M.D. - Subject : Life
New research shows that what you thought about the aging brain is all wrong. Especially the bad stuff.
If you thought your brain was like a sitcom—going slowly downhill with each passing year—prepare to be surprised. New research shows that aging.....more.....
Boomer Bikers: On the Road Again
Author : Robert Smith - Subject : Life
A 55-year-old general contractor from Camino (that means "road" in Spanish), California, Stoddard is a new member of a growing gang on the highways: the Boomer Bikers. With job security attained and kids out of the house, middle-aged American men -- .....more.....