remember, during a discussion I was leading among older adults, one of them
said he was having trouble coming up with what to write on a picture postcard
that he wanted to mail to his faraway grandchild. yes””> He added with a shy grin that he’d been a salesman but, in
this situation, he was at a loss for words.
asked him what he did before coming to this discussion. He mentioned several ordinary
activities, then, as an afterthought, that he had strolled along a nearby
did you see during your walk?’
and pelicans on the rocks offshore.
Big waves rolling in. One
seals slid off the rock and into the water.yes””> The tide was out, and I
a tide pool. I saw a….’
stared at me for a moment, grinned, took his pen from his shirt
and began to make notes on a slip of paper.