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When Frank Sinatra sang, “Don’t you know that it’s worth/Every treasure on earth to be young at heart?” he was declaring how beneficial it is to be able to ignore your … more
When LeBron James twisted his ankle during a game with the Atlanta Hawks, even he couldn’t dismiss the pain. Writhing on the floor in agony, the All-Star joined the ranks of the 54% of … more
A lot of people have been dying lately. Many are dying early before they finish a long and complete life. My heart aches regularly reading the obituary of someone I knew whose life impacted … more
In 1979, the NHL finally decided that all hockey players had to wear helmets. That came more than a decade after the death of the North Stars’ Bill Masterton from an on-ice head injury. It took … more
Hi Taylor: It feels like everything is more expensive right now, and I just read something about toilet paper prices going up. Is that true? Sometimes I can’t tell if it’s accurate or … more
As I sat on the porch of our condominium on vacation in San Antonio I looked down on the River Walk. In front of us on a tree on the river bank was a beautiful shiny dark blue bird and a brown bird. … more
There are astounding, but unverifiable, tales of couples who had many children: Take Valentina and Feodor Vassilyev. It is claimed that she gave birth to 69 children -- 16 pairs of twins, seven sets … more
My mother always told me, “When you wash your hands in the sink, the dirt is supposed to wash down the drain, not be wiped on the towel.” My mother generally told me this in an agitated … more
Dear Toni: You have written about other options for long term care in the past and have discussed life insurance with living benefits. This confuses me because I thought all life insurance plans … more
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