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Jorie Kramer

Searching For Solutions to Life's Situations

Edges & Other Essays

Tackling Heavy Subjects with A Hopeful Heart

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Join me as I journey to figure out how to handle life's hard situations - without being a jerk.  

Read one essay or all ten from my book,

"God, I'm a Jerk." 

Available now on Kindle Vella

and watch for my soon to be

available paperback edition


expanded essays and original photographs. 

Empower Your Voice!

Mark and I, on our very first New Year's Day as a married couple, took a drive to Chesapeake Bay. It was my first time seeing the "ocean." I loved the chilly, frozen environment. That was in 1977. On NYE, 2023, we took a walk along the frozen Poudre River about half an hour from our house. I found myself thinking back on our first New Year as a couple. We've both changed a lot from that young couple walking on the frozen beach. But, one thing that stays constant is our joy at being out near water, all year long, and feeling that connectedness to creation, and to each other. 

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I have orbited the sun 66 times. 

I am an elder. 

I am pro-aging.

I am aging proactively.

I go by she or they. I kind of like calling everyone they, always have. Grade school teachers used to correct me on that all the time.

I am married (45 years to more-or-less the same guy), have two adult children and six grandchildren.

I am pro-people. All are welcome here. I mean it.


I talk about aging and how we can do it well, religion and politics, race, gender and sexual orientation issues.

I'm going to try to trigger you. But my provocation is meant to further discussion in order so that we may both grow and learn.


Feel free to e-mail me if you disagree or agree. I may publish your comments here.



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