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November 13, 2010

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larry macdonald

Have you seen the book by Lyndsay Green, "You Could Live a Long Time: Are you Ready?" It talks about similar things. Here is the author's blog and link to book.
http://www.lyndsaygreen.com/about-the-book/

Douglas

What will indifference get me?

fred doe

another great blog ms. syd. the old half full glass, it's a enigma. i can't be happy all the time anymore then i can be sad. what i can strive for is contentment and all though it's cliche, it's like walking the razors edge but i think it can be cultivated to a art form. i think back to the "cool" old guys i knew from my youth. curmudgeon who would say to hell with this or that with a smile on their face or a laugh. i like douglas' reply (and i like his blog) but now a days i save indifference for my enemy's (of which i don't have many,thank god). syd not only is your blog great it links me into so many other interesting blogs and sites.

Retired Syd

@Larry--I haven't seen that book, thanks for the link, it looks right up my alley.

@Douglas--you made me laugh out loud!

@Fred--I like those kind of curmudgeons . . .

Bill Birnbaum

Hi, Syd... I enjoyed reading your article in US News and World Report, "Six secrets..." I was especially interested in your point about the importance of a strong social network. Seems to be that a common problem which many face upon retirement is loneliness. Clearly, loneliness can be debilitating emotionally and, if it persists long enough, physically as well.

Have a great Thanksgiving, Bill

Moncler Frakke

I just sent this post to a bunch of my friends as I agree with most of what you’re saying here and the way you’ve presented it is awesome.

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