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Archive: August 22, 2010 - August 28, 2010

Youthful thinking

Most of the great things done by the human mind seem to happen before age 40. Thomas Edison perfected the light bulb at age 32; Alexander Graham Bell built the first functioning telephone at age 29. And on and on.

By Garrison Wynn | August 23, 2010; 12:06 PM ET | Comments (0)

A spark for life

I strive for enthusiasm in life. Whatever I'm doing, I just go full tilt, all the way. As Aldous Huxley said, 'The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age.'

By Jan Scruggs | August 23, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Lifelong learning

As much as I've enjoyed each life stage, I would never want to be 30 again ... or 20 or 16. I'm not even sure about repeating 40-something.

By Patricia McGuire | August 23, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Teaching old dogs

Not only can you teach an old dog new tricks -- there are some tricks so challenging that only old dogs can handle them.

By Hile Rutledge | August 23, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Smart, calm, old

As an older woman, I'm much more confident in myself. I know who I am, leverage my strengths, and manage my weaknesses. I compete only with myself and don't give two hoots about what others think.

By Virginia Bianco-Mathis | August 23, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

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