Go back to the day after Thanksgiving. Serenity might be too strong a word, but forgive yourself: your mind is still foggy from heavy injections of sugar, butter and tryptophan. You are experiencing Thanksgiving nirvana.
The World Health Organization has included New York City in its global network of age-friendly cities. The WHO's guide is a starting point -- and a crucial element that should be added is mental health.
My golf buddy Bill is having both hips replaced this fall, and all I can think of is one unforgettable day one early spring. It was cold and wet and cloudy and Bill and I were the only two people on the golf course.
At 30 you are still adolescent, at 40 a grown man; nowadays men of 50, 60 or even 70 are in early, high and late middle age. At 80 you start really aging, but 90? There is no real label: you are an antique.