Getting old …

I love this song by Paul Simon… My favorite thing about the song is the perspective it puts on the process of aging. I’ve been thinking about getting older – mainly because my body keeps shouting at me in unfamiliar ways. I look in the mirror in the morning and there are wrinkles that didn’t used to be there (and […]

Tall Two Year Olds

“Without enough sleep, we all become tall two-year-olds.” – JoJo Jensen Do you remember when you were young and you could sleep anywhere? Seriously, when I was young I could sleep soundly on the floor and wake up chipper and pain free. It didn’t matter what kind of mattress was on a bed (soft, hard, in between) and half the […]

Thinking about Aging

Andrew and Haley and I drove out to Provo this past weekend to spend a few days of their fall break visiting Tom’s mom.  After a couple of years of falls and mini-strokes and various ailments that come and go, she has reached the point of needing someone in her home all the time, “just in case”.  Luckily for everyone, […]