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I write about the surprises of daily life and intersections of aging and spirituality. 

— Sharon Johnson

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Holy Moly. I Could Live a Long Time.


Have you taken the Blue Zones Vitality Test? I took the Blue Zones Vitality Test. You can too, right here: Blue Zones Vitality Test. Full disclosure: I will turn 70 this year, and I... Read More

Thank you, Congresswoman Pat Schroeder


Schroeder helped enact laws to support equality Pat Schroeder sat in the small living room of a house in Denver, a meet-the-new-congresswoman event in 1973. She had just been elected to the House... Read More