All this talk about death has me thinking about life Midlife celebration is aging's attempt to offer us new life..to be reborn to possibilities. All this talk about death has me thinking about life. About living before we die. That’s really all we can do. You know, the basics. To live before we die. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.