Longevity In My Genes

Week 3: #52Ancestors - Longevity By Eilene Lyon Part of me is convinced that my DNA is really up-to-snuff, at least as far as longevity is concerned.  Cancer is exceedingly rare in all my family lines, for example.  Both my parents are still living, now in their 80s.  But my brother fell victim at 55... Continue Reading →

Remedies

By Eilene Lyon Combing through archives is fun and fascinating – at least until the third day, when exhaustion starts to set in.  In November 2017, I put the fabulous librarians at the California State Library in Sacramento through their paces, requesting manuscript boxes, books, periodicals, and more.  One of their many treasures is a... Continue Reading →

A Special Tree Hug

By Eilene Lyon Last year I visited several national parks, as I do every year.  This photo shows bristlecone pines in  Great Basin National Park.  Yes, I was there hugging trees.  It’s true.  But there were no witnesses (other than the trees), so you’ll have to trust me on that.  When I peered out of... Continue Reading →

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