Jim Hammond

Advice, Kernels of Wisdom from a 93 Year-Old Champion

Monday, January 26, 2009

Thoughts Upon Winning the Longevity Award

My well established habit of spreading the word about my old-age accomplishments, be they large or small, as well as alerting everyone to the wonderful media coverage that almost always follows, is hard to break - not that I try very hard - so prepare yourself for the latest.

In January every year, the International Anti-Aging Medical Institute holds a huge conference at the University of Minnesota here in Minneapolis.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Is the "Only Child" Really a Spoiled Brat?

The stereotypical view of an "only child" is a spoiled, self-centered brat.  Is that view valid or is it a bad rap?

I believe it's a bad rap.  However, my opinion might be biased as I am the 94-year-old father of a 65-year-old only child, my son.  Again, I may be prejudiced in thinking that, despite being an only child, he is one of the least self-centered, moat considerate, best adjusted and most successful people I know.  My definition of success isn't limited to finances but embraces all aspects of one's life.

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