Three for Thursday: walking, women living longer, & one woman’s long musical career

It's Thursday! Here are 3 things that have caught my attention in recent days. These charts from <a href="http://<iframe src="https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/life-expectancy-of-women-vs-life-expectancy-of-women&quot; loading="lazy" style="width: 100%; height: 600px; border: 0px none;">Our World in Data - a treasure-trove of info - show how women live longer than men in every country surveyed. Every country. Meanwhile, in the U.S., men…

Defend & Devour

One of the skunks I mentioned in my last post is gone. I saw it the other day when I was out for a walk. At the end of my street, as you turn the corner, someone had apparently hit it with their car. And -- skunks being skunks -- I smelled it before I…

Another unemployment lesson

In my last post, I shared some lessons that I learned through 7 months of uncertain unemployment. Of course, the truth is: I'm still learning. And the lessons continue. Here's one more that I don't want to slip through the cracks, unnoticed. And this lesson starts with this simple idea:┬áBe careful of pious phrases. We…