Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Door into Summer

    This week I had hoped to post on “Procrastination in Old Age” but, of course, the enterprise was doomed.  Last night’s experience is an explanation that has nothing to say about  Age except that it can be very pleasant. One … Continue reading

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Thinking about death in old age

Towards the end of his life Stephen Leacock  wrote that he and his ageing generation were like infantry plodding  through fog under heavy fire and sensing comrades slump silently about them one by one Perhaps this was because he was oppressed by the long … Continue reading

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