“Read Henry County Medical Center nurse educator Lori Stambaugh’s piece in The Post-Intelligencer on maintaining mobility with great and personal interest. Aging does a number on us all when it comes to our mobility and agility, but as Stambaugh’s piece suggests, why collude with aging to hasten and add to our mobility issues through self-chosen lethargy and inactivity? Pros on our personal upkeep and every form of health, physical and social, are all around us. Track them down; listen to them.” — Clyde Peterson, Houston.

 

“I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.” — James Joyce (1882-1941).

 

“Was just reading about Boeing’s latest progress in developing air taxis. Put me in mind of my mother’s tales of how she and her two siblings down in Old Buchanan were ferried to and from school on one of the family mules. The kids were still a little small, but the mule was well-versed in his duties and the best way to and from the schoolhouse. Air taxis? Mules? Mark me down as a mule guy.” — Clyde Peterson.

 

“Nothing in science has any value to society if it is not communicated, and scientists are beginning to learn their social obligations.” — Anne Roe Simpson, American psychologist (1904-1991).

 

“CNN, doing its part to feed the 2020 presidential speculation mill, shared a recent Washington Post story suggesting that Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO, might be seriously mulling a presidential run as a third-party candidate. No insight was included about whether he might run on a ‘Wake up and smell the coffee!’ platform.” — Clyde Peterson.

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