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Entries by Joan Gage from 02/2014

It's Official -- The Book Is Dead

| Posted 02.07.2014 | Fifty

You know how sometimes you notice something and realize that the universe is sending you a message: 'This is the future -- the world as you know is finished.'? That happened to me last Saturday on a visit to Manhattan.

Valentines In The U.S. -- It All Started Here

| Posted 02.14.2014 | Fifty

Worcester, MA, the once-bustling industrial metropolis 45 minutes west of Boston, where I live, is enormously proud of its rather peculiar list of 'famous firsts', including barbed wire, shredded wheat, the monkey wrench, the birth control pill, the first perfect game in major league baseball, the first liquid-fueled rocket and the ubiquitous yellow Smiley Face icon.

High-Tech Advances to Help Seniors: Scary or Reassuring?

| Posted 02.24.2014 | Fifty

The latest good technology I've learned about is something called "The Senior Network," currently available only in Israel, but planned to expand into other countries.