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Crow’s Feet

The Big Fade

Letting go of what you once were isn’t easy

It has been often said that life is one long goodbye. As we move through life, doors open and doors close. New opportunities present themselves and old dreams die. Just as we cannot go to the same river twice, we cannot talk to the same person twice either. The face looking back at me in the mirror today is not the same face that looked back at me yesterday.



“The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes.” (Frank Lloyd Wright) Non-fiction pieces, personal essays and occasional poems that explore how we feel about how we age and offer tips for getting the most out of life.

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John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.