THE NEW FORTY Like looking in the mirror...
Today I had an awkward realization. It happened while I was sitting in the turn lane on Main at 45th waiting for the light to change. It was then that I looked in the rear view mirror and saw the woma... Posted on 9/24/13 at 7:37 PM
THE PERIPHERY The Best Use of Video I Have Ever Seen
I watched the latest installment of the "Up Series". This English documentary follows the lives of 14 individuals starting from the time they were seven, starting back in 1964. This first black and wh... Posted on 7/30/13 at 7:42 AM
RURAL REFLECTIONS Letter to Dave
As I age, I often hear warnings about the process of becoming old; today, I experienced a tangible act of that process. After arriving downstairs, I am often crowded by our... Posted on 1/12/13 at 7:50 AM
Walter Breuning's earliest memories stretched back 111 years, before home entertainment came with a twist of the radio dial. They were of his grandfather's tales of killing Southerners in the Civil War.
There’s an old saying that age has its benefits. As I shuffle into older age, I’ve learned that senior status can get you 10 percent off your food bill when eating out. If you can swallow your pride and ask for it, the savings are there.
GF library helps users navigate popular social network site A computer class Thursday night at the Grand Forks Public Library attracted a small crowd of curious, graying patrons, but not all were prepared to join Facebook’s self-proclaimed effort to “make the world more open and connected.”
Once virtually nonexistent, the world’s population of centenarians is projected to reach nearly 6 million by midcentury. That’s pushing the median age toward 50 in many developed nations and challenging views of what it means to be old and middle-age.
LISBON, Portugal — A woman who lived to see five of her great-great grandchildren born and was believed to have been the world’s oldest person living, has died in northwest Portugal at age 115, officials said today.
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