Monthly Archives: December 2015

Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2015: The Dome & Spire Marvel.

      “Architecture aims at Eternity.”   Sir Christopher Wren, 91 Marvel is what you do when it comes to entering St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. I’ve been to St. Paul’s several times, but some years ago on one … Continue reading

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Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2015: The Beloved Physician

Dr. Marion Hilliard, 56     “I would never wish anyone a life of prosperity and security. These are bound to betray. I would wish instead for adventure, struggle, and challenge.”   This is one of those stories where the … Continue reading

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Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2015. The Five-Dollar Man

Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 77 “For here [in Canada], I want the marble to remain the marble; the granite to remain the granite; the oak to remain the oak; and out of these elements, I would build a nation great among … Continue reading

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Longevity & Legacy Almanac 2015. The Urban Activist

Repeating my blog series from last December, I close out this year with a brief look at stories of “singular lives”. Stories of well-known and maybe lesser-known names in history, who had better odds on the promise of longevity and … Continue reading

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Aging, Longevity & Our Demographic Destiny

As we bite on our neighbourhood story exchanges about our attitudes towards aging, or how we are dealing with our aging parents, we also chew away on the future of our health care system, pension plans, retirements (or non-retirements) and … Continue reading

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