Mattimore, Hank
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Hank Mattimore is the Chair of the Sonoma County Juvenile Justice Commission.

2343 Avenida De Las Brisas
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
707-544-3763

Contact: hmattimore@yahoo.com

Website:http://yagrowsoryadies.myblogsite.com/blog

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Kudos To Cato the Elder

Cato, the Elder, Roman statesman and philosopher, started to study Greek at the age of 80. When questioned by a younger friend why he was taking up a brand new language so late in life, Cato was said to reply "Well it's the only time I have left."

Date posted: 2015-04-06

Some Cool Things About Being 80

Youngins may think that being 80 years old has got to be the pits but, wait a second Sonny, there's lots of perks besides those senior discounts at the movies. Take it from a dude who is living it; it ain't all bad. Here's a few things, most silly, some serious to keep in mind as you travel inexorably on your own personal journey towards the big 80.

Date posted: 2015-03-30

Our Undeclared "War" on Kids

We are a bellicose nation. Even if the cause is just we like to label our initiatives as "wars." In the Kennedy-Johnson era we launched a war on poverty. For the past number of years we have (mostly misspent) our billions on fighting the war on drugs.

Date posted: 2015-03-17

Valentine's Day Story

My late beloved wife, Kathleen, told me this true story of her Valentine's Day visit to her elderly parents many moons ago, I found it touching.

Date posted: 2015-03-17

Return to Wonder

Odd that we elders do not often share with youth the wonders of old age.

Date posted: 2015-01-11