Are you having fun yet?

The Urban dictionary describes the phrase ‘are we having fun yet?’ as “an annoying phrase used by dipshits at convenience stores, offices, or pretty much any place of business”.  Too bad that I didn’t understand this during my days at the office where I heard the phrase too often! Since retirement I’ve heard this term […]

Laugh lines — Are they beautiful?

When discussing the joys and hazards of aging, we sometimes hear the comment that laugh lines are beautiful. Is the comment sincere?  Is it authentic? Or, is it ingratiating and falsely flattering? Is there an implied criticism of how you look? Too often we look at ourselves and say something like, “I look so old”. […]

Why Laughter Keeps You Young …and Healthy too

It’s no longer a secret that laughter keeps you young.  Researchers studying the process of aging know that laughter improves blood circulation — to the head and to the heart.  Laughing is good for you. A good belly laugh every day improves mood, improves physical health and improves emotional health.  Best of all, it’s free […]