I have organized these selections by topic:
General Topics | Aging Topics | Computer Topics | Lessons from Children | Cold Weather Conditions | Music
I have given the source if clearly and uniquely known.
Lawns and God
considers what the Suburban does with a lawn.
In the Beginning -- God on Health Foods
The original plan for man and woman to live long and healthy lives.
What's Up -- How confusing is English:
consider the word UP.
Now You Know Everything
Miscellaneous facts, some about word classes.
Not A Good Day
Only in Michigan: Black Lab retrieves dynamite, sinks Lincoln Navigator.
The Tough Texan
Secret of living a long life -- gunpowder on oatmeal
Welcome to Pennsylvania
Where every highway eventually narrows to a single lane ...
or is DETOURED.
Characteristics of New Englanders
You know you are a true new englander when: ...
Newspapers on Running the Country
Ten newspapers differ on who or what runs the country.
Clever stuff thought up by a bored engineer.
The more things change,
the more they stay the same
Now that I'm older, here's what I've learned ...
Fading Baby Boomers
It was fun being a baby boomer ... till now. Some of the artists of the 60s
are revising their hits with new lyrics to accommodate aging baby boomers...
I'm Lost -- L. Lionel Kendrick
A hazard that affects those born prior to 1960.
Update to an oldie but goodie -- Abbott and Costello
To all the kids who survived the
1930's, 40's, 50's, 60's and 70's
Congratulations if you are one of them.
Exercise for Seniors by Weekday
Variety in exercise provides joy, as well as challenge.
Under One Roof, Aging Together Yet Alone
...Everybody knows everybody else's business. Jane Gross, New York Times
Julie Andrews Aging Favorite Things
How lyrics adjust for aging.
Ever notice, the older we get, the more we're like computers?
Gender of Computers -- How men and women differ on the issue.
Why Computers Crash -- Dr Seuss
Read this aloud with children.
Great Truths about Life
great truths: little children have learned, adults have learned, growing old.
Wealthy Family -- The richest are not those with the most.
Diverse Wisdom Simply Expressed
What My Children have Taught Me
© 1999 Nancee Belshaw. All Rights Reserved
Raising Boys Things an Austin TX mother learned from her boys.
Sunday Service Lost in the service
Wisdom of Andy Rooney:
I've learned -- 34 fine lessons, including
"The best classroom in the world is at the feet of an elderly person."
"When your newly born grandchild holds your little finger
in his little fist, that your're hooked for life."
The Wooden Bowl
A frail old man ... provides an unforgettable lesson in tolerance.
New England Weather
Contrasts to other places.
The Frozen Logger
Old folksong -- "nobody but a logger stirs coffee with his thumb."
Singing with Lutherans
Garrison Keillor enjoys opportunities to sing with Lutherans.
Fly Lutheran Air Line -- All fares are by
and the plane will not land until the budget is met.
The Organist -- hymns appropriate for many situations.