Life Changes

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What changes do you need to make to your life to remain healthy in your 60’s & beyond??  Now that you’re older and probably finished with raising kids together with the requisite house in the suburbs, 2 cars, a dog, a cat and assorted pets, you need to stop and take stock of your current lifestyle situation.

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Off the Grid

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I can easily say that my off the grid time is set for first thing in the morning. I follow a routine of hiking for the first two hours every morning. Read more

Best Friend

Brian & Grandpa TyrrellMy best friend is someone I grew up with and went to high school with. That person is someone who I confide in with my secrets and aspirations. Someone who will comfort me when I’m down and share my joy when I’m the happiest. We have had our ups and owns, our fights, our own lives but we always can pick up where we left off even after years of being apart. Read more

Veterans Day

Veterans Day

Veterans day 2013As I was walking around town this morning, I passed a memorial to the veterans of foreign wars in Cos Cob, CT. I stopped and reflected there for a few minutes what this memorial means to the town, the veterans, the residents, my family and to me. The memorial is located close to the Cos Cob train station, across the street from the Holly House. Knowing it is Veteran’s Day, I stopped to reflect. Read more

First Name

If you had to switch your first name, what name would you choose and why?

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To me, the name represents strength, humility, survival and focus. The Apostle Saint John was a prime example of these qualities. One, the strength to survive all odds, to change the world, to defy the status quo. Read more

Change One Thing

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Q: If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

If I had to change one thing about myself, it would be talking more on social situations. I find that I’m always listening to other people talk and I don’t talk as much as I would like to. It reflects a more passive personality and take the back seat approach. Read more