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Nothing can stop you – no matter how old you are

Monday, May 22nd, 2017   1:56 pm |  Category:   Life  |  14 Comments  
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How many times have you awakened in the morning and wondered what happened with the past six or seven decades? Or have you looked into the mirror and felt it was unfair that life passed you by without giving you a chance to pursue the career you always wanted? As much as some people look …more

Tales from Thailand

Friday, May 19th, 2017   10:20 am |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  Add Comment  
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It’s no wonder Thailand is such a popular tourist destination. This beautiful country has amazing food, friendly people, and so many fun things to do. There’s the big city excitement of Bangkok, gorgeous beaches, elephants to ride, and all kinds of other interesting things in between. During my recent Thai adventure I had many awesome …more

Why I love southern India

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017   4:07 pm |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  2 Comments  
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I am approaching 62 and have been spending the last 5 years going back and forth from the US to India on a tourist visa. While so many love northern India because of its beauty and splendor, I love southern India more. Yes there are places where it is very hot but there are ‘hill …more

Why having a purpose is the key to Health & Happiness in Retirement

Friday, May 12th, 2017   2:29 pm |  Category:   Health, Life  |  1 Comment  
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As we age it is easy to fall into a rut or if we are alone we can withdraw into ourselves.   Without a purpose to get up and going in the mornings life can become depressing and it is unhealthy for us – both mentally and physically. I found that out when I retired! …more

Observations of a Retired Person

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017   2:17 pm |  Category:   Life  |  1 Comment  
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Just got through driving nearly a thousand miles. It was a long journey over remote desert and isolated countryside. It’s a trip we take every spring and fall. Being a snowbird requires it.   On the road there is a lot of time to think. Long stretches of bleak landscape and miles of open road …more

Beyond Beach Resorts and Tourist Towns – finding the real Mexico

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017   3:57 pm |  Category:   Retirement locations, Travel  |  6 Comments  
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Ten places to discover in Mexico beyond Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas.   1.Rio Lagartos: Exploring the estuary by boat we see a group of flamingos a short distance away. It is barely past sunrise and the world is honeyed with golden light. And there they are in front of us, thirty or …more

Folk Grow

Sunday, April 16th, 2017   5:07 pm |  Category:   Life, Relationships  |  2 Comments  
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To change up holiday traditions this past Christmas, my husband and I gave the kids (and us) DNA kits at Thanksgiving. Wouldn’t Christmas dinner be fun and unique if we learned something about our DNA and fixed food from our various ethnic backgrounds during the holidays? We could then skip the traditional ham or turkey. …more

Coming of Age in Aging America

Friday, April 7th, 2017   2:10 pm |  Category:   Health, Life  |  Add Comment  
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Have you ever wondered what our society would be like if 1/3 of the population were over the age of 65 – many of whom will live to be 85 or older?   That will be our social reality in just one generation. And that is what the public television documentary film Coming of Age …more

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