Geezers at War

Geezers at War Old men did not fight in the century old wars, but fought when they were younger, likely sent into battle by men much older—likely at least one generation older than the young fighting men—and now, women.  Over the centuries of humanity, men have fought and been killed and millions of civilians also have been caught up in these conflicts.  Here are several examples: War                      Military Losses-US                 Overall Losses American Revolution             25,000                            40,733 Civil War                                 655,000                          800,000 WW

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And The Word Was God

“AND THE WORD WAS GOD” The recent book “God, A Human History” by Reza Aslan provides an excellent introduction to the human ideas of what or who God is.  Aslan is a respected academic, author, and student of religion.  He is an Iranian/American Islam and a student of Sufism, but also a follower of Jesus Christ.  By reading his book he recreates a complex history of God that has been created over the millennium by many people, beginning with cave

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What About Women (other than wives)

  WHAT ABOUT WOMEN (other than wives)? As we reach these geezer ages, it’s obvious there are more geezerettes than geezers. When I attend an event (church, concert, fund raiser) there are more white heads with fluffed up hair than shiny bald pates. That tells us that for interesting conversation, we had better make friends with some of these women, or spend our bored time watching the golf channel. Many of these white haired beauties were formerly married and lived

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ARE YOU DEMENTED?

ARE YOU DEMENTED? OR DON’T YOU KNOW IT AND OTHERS WON’T TELL YOU? This is not a funny issue, because it can sneak up on you, others won’t exactly tell you, and before you recognize it yourself and begin to come to terms with it, there could be trouble. Within the last year I was confronted with different levels of dementia demonstrated by a brother-in-law (6 years younger than I) and two college classmates at different stages of this scourge.

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