Category Archives: Life in the 50s

The Do Over 07: Young Friends

Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse the difference between now and … Continue reading

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The Do Over 06: Injuries

The Do Over 06: Injuries Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse … Continue reading

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The Do Over 04: Goals

The Do Over 04: Goals Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying parse … Continue reading

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The Do Over 03: Class Matters

The Do Over 03: Class Matters Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of ponderings trying … Continue reading

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09.11

After the attacks, residents of lower Manhattan (maybe everyone, but I live in the East Village) started taking inventory.  Not of our figurative stockrooms but of our friends and acquaintances.  How could you not?  It seemed like every business in … Continue reading

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Dear White People…

Dear White People, I’m almost 56 and half years old or to put it another way I’ve been on the planet for 677 months or 2934 weeks.  And for each and every unit of those times, I’ve been Black or … Continue reading

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The Do Over #02: Anger

Is 56 the new 26?  It seems that way for me as my current professional, financial and existential quandaries mirror the ones I faced 30 years ago.  These posts are a series of musings trying parse the difference between now … Continue reading

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