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A New Year

We have three young men from UNC Chapel Hill staying with us. We have been visiting people of various ages and having great conversations. At the end of one conversation I asked them what stood out for them during our talk. The response was that no one mentioned money, a big house or nice car being necessary to well being. I asked those at the table with us what they thought. They all agreed that you need to have a job and make enough to live with dignity but you won't take it with you when you leave this world. Their feelings were that health, family, friends, good company (with some nice wine of course!) being productive and supportive to those in your community were essential to well being. To me this is what is real. My wish for you as we start 2022 is that you have everything that makes life worth living..

Happy New Year to all of you!!



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Tracy Kroken
Tracy Kroken
03. Jan. 2022

As I read the above articular I could see your wonderful smile knowing those young men are doing life right.. I took away so much from our visit to Ikaria..I am for ever grateful for staying with you & meeting you & your family. Happy 2022 to you & yours

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Peter Singleton
Peter Singleton
01. Jan. 2022

Happy new year and hope to see you there in Ikaria.

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Peter Singleton
Peter Singleton
01. Jan. 2022

Thankyou Thea, I agree and also wonder to myself how and why this simple formula is elusive sometimes. That's a big subject but it's very good to re establish the priorities. I agree, very much with your thoughts.

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