My friend is dying. BY ANNETTE PETRICK Backstory   I read somewhere that part of the privilege of being human is getting a moment when we can say goodbye. How would

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Open the Next Door BY ANNETTE PETRICK Backstory   It’s natural to dislike change, especially when it takes you out of your comfort zone. Changes we face today seem evolutionary and

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The Gift Of Peace And Tranquility BY ANNETTE  PETRICK “The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is

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Post-Lockdown – The Next Role of Mature Americans By Annette E. Petrick  With a future uncertain and COVID-19 still with us, normalcy is an illusion. Opening strategies will change from region

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When Kids Do Right BY ANNETE PETRICK Kids and grandkids are such a source of humor and wonder and pride. I love to discover them doing something right. You know,

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Granddaughters Fantasy BY Annette Petrick I remember riding on the train – backwards.  It made me dizzy. My granddaughters have never poked through my jewelry box or worn my opera

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