Cee’s Fun Foto: 50 years or older

In the West, this is the often neglected area of healing power..Connections:
Our conscious connection with our community, our relatives, our ancestry and our earth.
In Eastern cultures it’s the center core of life, without which one would feel less than whole.

I think this post from Amy captures what we might wish to strive for.

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When we visited Gulin last May, our tour guide took us to the countryside of the city to visit a traditional Chinese family. The house had been there over 300 hundred years and owned by the same family.

After giving us a grand tour of their house and courtyard, the gentleman happily demonstrated his daily workout:


While chatting with them in their living room (our tour guide was our translator), he said that they ate the organic vegetables from their garden and his wife made fresh soy milk and tofu daily with the aged stone grain mill. He then treated us with peanuts he grew and his wife roasted. It was the most delicious peanuts I had ever had.


Their family treasures:


His wife said that he started his day in the early morning, working in the vegetable garden, walking, and biking for hours, then visiting friends, relatives, children, and…

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3 thoughts on “Cee’s Fun Foto: 50 years or older

    1. I know! Inspiring!
      I’ve started to be more diligent about doing Pilates a few times a week. It’s a wonderful way to strengthen inner core and restore balance.

  1. Hi Hoda, You brought up the key point — connection. During our two-week trip, we noticed that people over 50+ were always enjoying dinner at the restaurants with friends, restaurants, family, and grandkids at large round tables. I also did a post on community showing how retirees were practicing music instruments in the park. We also saw many were playing cards and Chinese mahjong as a group and there were several groups in city squares or parks. Thank you, Hoda for advocating healthy living!

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