Having more fun, better housing, and more money would improve anyone’s life. Who doesn’t want that? What if you had more money in your pocket? More friends? More music? More dancing? More meaningful conversations? More good food – home cooked even? Housing and sociability are two sides of the same coin. More people live alone today … Continue reading The good life: more fun, better housing
Working in a chilly corporate environment, with clear distinctions between the people that mattered and those that didn’t, I came down with that dreaded child hood disease: the cooties. My marriage to a man whom I once dearly loved and thought would be my life partner ended when I was 50. The social scene in … Continue reading How I Caught the Cooties and How I Got Rid of Them
Loneliness is a pervasive, known health risk with mortality consequences ranking with obesity and substance abuse.
When you are lonely and bad news hits – Orlando, San Bernardino, 9/11 of course, and all the brutal murders before it, where do you turn for comfort? It’s especially important at times like these to be in the company of people that you know, like, and whose judgement you trust. People who steady each … Continue reading Loneliness is Lethal