From Bálványosvár to Staten Island ... and Beyond!
Eva Apor Balintitt
“Oh, to live to be 100!” - sounds more romantic than it really is. The phrase “Golden Years” must have been coined by someone young and healthy, who imagined old age to be just a continuation of feeling invincible. In reality, the bane of the senior years is not just one’s own increasing health problems; it is also comparable to a battlefield, watching your comrades being killed in action.
This brutal year of 2020, reaping over 1.5million victims by COVID-19 worldwide so far is a grim, although impersonal number. Losing one of your friends of over six decades hits you straight in the gut. See the full story...
Olga Vállay Szokolay