Mid Life Celebration is pausing for a moment of silence today (photo: Cooper Noel, July 12, 2014 – first day of Sanibel summer vacation – getting comfy after four-hour drive) Mid Life Celebration is pausing for a moment of silence. A day of remembrance. RIP Cooper Noel – July 14, 2014. 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.