Posts by Jerry Mulenburg


Great Decisions at PVE

The Great Decisions course about world affairs and U.S. foreign policy is well underway this spring with an active group of PVE residents filling the large arts and crafts room.


PVE Votes AFJROTC

On a trip to visit the Fairfield High School Air Force Junior ROTC program in January, student cadets decked out in crisp uniforms and a professional demeanor greeted four of us from PVE.


Visit to Coit Tower

A bus full of Paradise Valley Estates residents visited Coit Tower in San Francisco.


Not a Game for Old Men

When I think about it, golf is really not a game for old men. So why do they do it?


Are Men and Women Really Different?

I know that sounds like a silly question—but then why do we spend millions of dollars on research and write dozens of books every year on that very subject?


Just How Old Are You?

At dinner one evening at PVE, we were discussing how old someone was and this triggered a question in my mind.


Pedaling to Work

When PVE Assisted Living Manager Kelly Yee decided to bike the five miles each way from her home to work every day instead of driving, she knew the Hilborn hill would be a challenge.


What Marriage Teaches You

Most of what I really needed to know about life happened after I got married: how to act, what to do, and how to live.


Got 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert?

Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, claims that to be an expert in any field, you will need at least 10,000 hours of practice doing what it is that you want to do.


Newton’s Laws & Writing

A current TV commercial claims, “A body at rest tends to stay at rest, and a body in motion tends to stay in motion.”

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