Old Age and Youth in a Changing World

Volume 28 Issue 1


We (the editorial board) struggled with the theme for some time – Old Age and Youth in a Changing World.

The Watershed

Author note: Written in 1993  for a wellness conference sponsored  by The Gazette, Montreal.  It was one of ten winning […]

Grow Up! Old Man!

  “Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.” ― Mark Twain   “No, that is the great fallacy: […]

The Right to End?

  The temperature had finally settled down to a mild -15 degrees in Ottawa when Louise Crandall and I sat […]


“Audrey, you have visitors,” the nurse says to me, looking me in the eye while pointing to the door.

Links in a chain

        First there is nothing, then a sign there might be something comes like a sudden flinch […]

4 poems

  That Which Drowned with Narcissus Where there was once a lake Is barren land now From there can be […]


  Aging Fine lines grace your face, Your eyes, beautiful Remain so, As you age.