Life From This Point

A Blog About Retirement & Aging

September 8, 2017
by Janet Holt
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Furry Family Members

I am from Houston and have many friends and family there so I’ve been glued to news reports about Hurricane Harvey.  Many pictures show people wading through waist-deep water clutching their pets. I saw one woman floating with her poodle … Continue reading

January 22, 2017
by Janet Holt
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Downsizing

This dreary January day finds me in Houston helping a long-time friend complete her move to a smaller home. Sally is downsizing because she recently had to move her husband, ravaged by the effects of dementia for several years, to … Continue reading

June 19, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Remembering Dad

My father was tougher than nails and rarely sick before lymphoma took over.  He fought it for a long time but the cancer inevitably won.  We lived 200 miles from M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and made many trips … Continue reading

May 20, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Finishing Well

I’ll bet you thought this post was about the funeral industry, didn’t you?  Nope.  Maybe that will be a topic for another day if anyone is interested but today I want to talk about taking care of business before you … Continue reading