Baby boomer, same age as Israel and probably as defensive.
My childhood: please reference Philip Larkin "This Be the Verse"
Mostly reactive, sometimes proactive.
Beautiful flower, now drying.
Non consumer as much as possible, recycler.
Can no longer watch TV, most movies or listen to radio news.
Agree with Ted Kennedy, the only answer is love.
Love my husband. Love my dogs, love animals.
Life is my god.