"From beloved and bestselling author Parker J. Palmer (Let Your Life Speak, The Courage to Teach, Healing the Heart of Democracy), comes a beautiful book of reflections on what we can learn as we move closer to "the brink of everything." Drawing on eight decades of life -- and his career as a writer, teacher, and activist -- Palmer explores the questions age raises and the promises it holds. "Old," he writes, "is just another word for nothing left...
Our later years need not be a time of loss. This book helps readers embrace the positive possibilities of aging and provides guidance on doing so purposefully, with courage, compassion, and curiosity. None of us know for sure what will happen as we age. What Richard J. Leider and David A. Shapiro do know, however, is that a purposeful mindset is a fundamental component of a life well-lived. What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Old? invites readers...
Minor league hockey team Charlestown Chiefs are still languishing in West Virginia. There is no controlling their violence which is the hallmark of the team. But a new (female) coach is brought in once the team is bought by a corporation run by a corrupt executive who intends to use the Chiefs as hapless foils who have choreographed antics, guaranteed losses, and inept, non-violent play against a team of arrogant Ivy Leaguers.