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Retirement Life

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017   4:53 pm |  Category:   Life  |  2 Comments  
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Retirement – what exactly does that word mean? According to Wikipedia – Retirement is the point where a person stops working. For us, that wasn’t entirely true and to look at our lives now, we often ask ourselves the question: With all that we do on any given day of the week – when in …more

My Date with the Roman Colosseum

Thursday, July 13th, 2017   12:05 pm |  Category:   Travel  |  Add Comment  
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Sitting in my seat about halfway down the aisle I could feel the bus slow down and move over to the curb. I pulled my eyes away from the book I was reading and glanced out of the tinted window to my right. Just a few feet from my face, on the other side of …more

Guadeloupe: Paradise Found

Saturday, July 8th, 2017   2:38 pm |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  1 Comment  
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Guadeloupe is an overseas region of France located in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean…not to be confused with Guadalupe island off of the west coast of Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula. With a population of over 400,000, Guadeloupe is the largest E.U. territory in North America. An archipelago consisting of two larger islands, Basse-Terre and …more

How to Share Your Wisdom as You Age

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017   6:05 pm |  Category:   Life  |  Add Comment  
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No matter how old we may become, at times we are kicked out of our comfort zone. As senior citizens, we have great wisdom in many areas and may be asked to share that knowledge with various groups of people. But some of us are terrified of speaking in public so we decline and miss …more

An idyllic Greek isle

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017   12:05 am |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  Add Comment  
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Another hot day on a Greek island. Another day of people watching down in a waterfront café. Freddo cappuccino and a sesame koulouri (bread ring) for breakfast. An ouzo and octopus as a midday aperitif before your lunch of stuffed tomatoes and peppers. Siesta, then a warm swim in the calm, clear blue waters of …more

Positive Aging: You Can Do It If You Try (And Are Not Afraid To Modify)

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017   7:34 pm |  Category:   Health, Life  |  10 Comments  
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When my youngest son was a toddler, he loved Fred Penner….I mean he absolutely IDOLIZED him! That was mostly good, except that twenty-seven years later, many of those songs have a way of creeping back into my head.   When I was asked if I would write a guest post on positive aging for Retirement …more

Retiring to the tropical island of Fiji

Saturday, June 10th, 2017   4:32 pm |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  Add Comment  
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792,000 people visited Fiji in 2016 – almost equivalent to the nation’s population. Clearly people have discovered the big Bula smiles and the relaxed way of life and it is resonating in people’s hearts.   Can I retire to Fiji?   Immigration to Fiji is very strict. Before you start planning your retirement in Fiji, …more

Spellbound by Switzerland’s Splendor

Monday, May 29th, 2017   1:25 pm |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  4 Comments  
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On a sunny day, as if mesmerized, my sister remains frozen at our window seat held spellbound by Switzerland’s splendor. “It’s amazing,” she exclaims. “In Switzerland every mile is beautiful.”     Visitors tend to agree; we have arguably one of the best views in the world. Our house above Lake Geneva overlooks the Alps …more

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