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Everything’s Gonna Be All Right: 1

Did I ever tell you about the time my little brother fell off a cliff in the Austrian Alps, and my dad and I rescued him? It was like this: My brother, sister and I were vacationing with my dad in the village of Kofels, Austria. I must have been about 19, my sister was…

She didn't seem old enough to be out of college, let alone giving me medical advice.

At The Doctor

“She didn’t seem old enough to be out of college, let alone giving me medical advice.” A short video clip from my recent 50th birthday party. Ageing means doctors, and… tests… The post “How Does It Feel To Be Turning 50?” was based on this performance.

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Wot? No Elephants?!

  A video clip from my recent 50th birthday party, which was a sizeable bash. To stimulate interest, I included the word “elephants” on the promo materials. By the day of the party, I learned that some pre-teen female guests were really stoked about the elephant rides. I concocted this dodge at the last moment.…

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How Does It Feel To Be Turning 50?

A couple of weeks ago, I was at the doctor’s office — at least, I trust she was a genuine, fully credentialed MD; she hardly looked old enough to be out of college. As she reviewed my paperwork, she squealed “Oh look! You have a birthday coming up! Oooo, you’re turning fifty!” Her face was…

Nice place to visit. Nice place to live.

How To Read “To Greece And Back”

Here are reminiscences of the time I spent in Greece during high school in the 1980’s. The posts are free standing, but in reverse chronological order. So if you want to read the story in order, start at the bottom of the category and read the posts backwards.