Not just being in a crowd, but having someone who knows who we are and has the time to sit and listen.
Being included in a family function, being taken out for lunch, morning tea or dinner, picnic on a sunny day, hour at the beach, an invitation to stay over for the weekend. And in return you may receive a gift that money can't buy.
Best "gadgets" - an electric blanket, an electric throw, and a back scratcher!
This year I'm giving him a car cushion that you plug into the car's lighter that will warm his back and bottom.
If we are blessed with robust health and a supportive, loving family our path is very much easier.
We can enjoy the wisdom that comes from surviving an ever changing world.
I bought a popcorn container at my local dollar store and filled it will old movies from their teen years, microwave popcorn, candy and soda from their young years.