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Reach out w/a poem to soothe the grieving heart

This world can be a lonely place, it’s true. And while a poem will not put food in a hungry stomach or clothing on a cold back, it will warm and feed a desolate soul and heart. Tomorrow is Random … Continue reading

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Today’s the day to celebrate our (older) age!

Today is the annual International Day of Older People.  Yes! Why not? Let us proudly claim our (older) age. How can we give positive witness to this stage of life? Please comment or Tweet your ideas to: @bakrawiec #RetiredLadyBoomerChat #BlendedAgingChat … Continue reading

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Ready? Tomorrow’s the big day!

Tomorrow is the annual International Day of Older People.  Let us claim our glorious age. How can we give positive witness to this stage of life? Please comment, or Tweet your ideas to: @bakrawiec #RetiredLadyBoomerChat #BlendedAgingChat Here’s my idea: Forget … Continue reading

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Fewer than 200 followers?

Continued request and reminder, please…. Having recently been honored to receive the “new blogger” Liebster Award, it is now my privilege and responsibility to nominate five to ten other bloggers for this distinction. In order to be eligible for the … Continue reading

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more Phoenix than Pigeon

When facing new challenges and insecurities, as in retirement, it’s good to think back to past victories over unlikely starts, don’t you think? My most unlikely start came when my thirty-something-year-old husband, and father of our eight- and eleven-year-olds, learned … Continue reading

Posted in Computer Lab, Computers, Education, Library Media Specialist, Retirement | 3 Comments