Written exclusively for Aging Gracefully TV by Geoffrey Simpson:
At the center of every home was a crackling fire. Its purpose was warmth, light, cooking, and spirit.
Families once crowded together in their small houses—multiple generations under a single roof. Without the spark of electricity, when the daily work was completed, a hearty dinner was appreciated.
After the sun had long since slipped over the horizon, it was then, that adventures began. The retelling of stories scribed within well-worn books, passed down through the generations, took center stage. The tales were of legend and of profound moral courage. They built principles and launched platforms for discussion. It was a time of simplicity and ruggedness. A time of remoteness and family bonding...
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