Life From This Point

A Blog About Retirement & Aging

August 31, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Someday

We spend a great deal of our adult lives taking care of business and preparing for the future.  We think about our plans for “someday” but our focus is on paying bills, raising children, building careers and establishing our place … Continue reading

July 29, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Ageism

“Do you need help with that?”  asked the pleasant teenager who had bagged my groceries.  “No thanks, I’ve got it,” I replied as I reached for the handles of my canvas totes. His next words caught me by surprise. “Are … Continue reading

March 29, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Hope

She tried them on like offerings in a boutique and found that, like clothing, not all aspirations fit as she had hoped.  She wondered if bringing up long buried dreams and joys would feel different in this new reality or, … Continue reading

March 24, 2016
by Janet Holt
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Change

We all know people who always go to the same restaurants and order the same menu item. Who return like migrating birds to the same vacation spot. Who would freak out if the same dishes weren’t on the holiday table … Continue reading