Tag: retirement

Autism Syndrome Person

It took months for one girlfriend’s suitor to persuade her to get married. Another of my friends skipped marriage entirely and had two children on her own. Others married, had kids, and divorced, a status that seems unlikely to change for some as they age.  I married for the first time at 56. These anecdotes,…

files in filing drawer

                Who wants to spend their beach vacation reading about growing older? These recommendations just might surprise you. “The Accomplished Guest” by Ann Beattie Ann Beattie’s 1983 book of short stories, “The Burning House,” explored the drift, emotional detachment, and cynicism of boomers, whose worldview was darkened by…