“There’s a picture of me at 14 months, sitting on the stump of a tree holding a cat that was nearly bigger than me.”
We are all seniors, or seniors-to-be.
A reporter can rarely pick and choose to cover only what he wants, but at The Senior Times, I am almost always enthusiastic and engaged.
It is a story about courage and drive, about taking a huge risk to follow your passion, about not giving up even in the face of huge obstacles.
We were too young then to know that “elderly” is a word we would never want to use to describe ourselves.
“If you don’t stand up for people in trouble, one day you’ll be in trouble and there’ll be nobody there.”
Why do the 1960s, their spirit and substance, have such a unique aura for Baby Boomers and Millennials alike?
I’m not saying it’s easy. I’ve been at it for seven years now and I’m still learning my third/fourth language — Spanish.
You might think that after a distinguished career as a human-rights crusader, Irwin Cotler might settle into a comfortable retirement.