Although “slowing down” is often derided as a byproduct of aging, it can also be seen as a developmental process that opens the way to a deeper, richer, slower way of living.
Remember Obama’s Death Panels? No, they didn’t exist. But like ‘cooties,’ the scared and the immature just kept repeating that they were waiting to snatch us up. What the Healthcare Reform Bill wanted to institute was the opportunity – nay, the expectation – for families to have regular consultations with their doctors about end-of-life/palliative care [...]
The jobs numbers continues to tetter between 9% and 9.3% unemployment, and involuntary under-employment blooms those numbers closer to 20%. If you are searching for work in the Mid-Atlantic region (Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia), The Mid-Atlantic Regional Collaborative (MARC) has been pushing green jobs at their website over the last couple of years – a [...]
Kudos to Virgil for exploring the dominant modes of transportation around the U.S. Having just returned from Denmark, I am always struck by the way communities are designed around the world, compared to back home. Like much of Europe, Denmark seems to be better designed for aging and energy conservation. Even the smaller towns have pedestrian zones that accommodate all… Read more →
I love trains. They are cheaper than air planes, sometimes faster, they are reliable and they are relaxing. Any way you look at it, participating in mass transit involves one being seated in a long tube-like object; be it train, bus, or plane. In these tubes you inevitably have to put up with some minor discomforts; perpetual jostling, loud engines,… Read more →