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The Full Life of a Centenarian

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018   10:14 pm |  Category:   Life  |  1 Comment  
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From the time I saw the first airplane fly over my house on the great plains of Oklahoma until the last time I climbed out of a cockpit at age seventy-nine, my passion was flying. Any pilot who straps a single-engine airplane on his back and flies across the Atlantic or Pacific even one time, …more

The Older Man Looking for Love — Why He’s Not Finding It

Saturday, October 6th, 2018   11:43 am |  Category:   Life, Relationships  |  1 Comment  
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A 75 year-old man had been married 40+ years. His wife cooked and cleaned, took care of the kids who are now on their own, and he provided income. They had sex once in a while and took each other for granted. He was content, she was sort of happy and then she died, and …more

September 11th

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018   2:36 pm |  Category:   Life  |  Add Comment  
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Names!   There were so many names.   My eyes scanned the sea of names etched in stone in front of me. The sound of falling water permeated my surroundings as my fingers slowly traced over the letters on the smooth surface.   I could feel the warm July sun on my back as I …more

You Are Never Too Old

Saturday, September 8th, 2018   1:38 pm |  Category:   Life  |  Add Comment  
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How many times have you heard someone say, “you’re too old to do that” or “at your age why would you want to start something new?” If you pay attention you will find it is a common theme. It was a recurring theme I heard when I interviewed the women for my film.   I …more

Travel, Hiking & Writing To Good Health

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018   3:52 pm |  Category:   Life, Travel  |  Add Comment  
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I feel fortunate to have stumbled upon this website and I can tell you why; I thrive when I can share my experiences that I believe may guide others. So ‘posting’ on a forum where I can reach out to many like minded friends is a dream come true. This is not to be confused …more

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. No, It’s a Flying Turkey!

Saturday, September 1st, 2018   1:30 pm |  Category:   Life  |  Add Comment  
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On a recent trip to Upstate New York for a family wedding, my husband and I nearly came face to face with a flying wild turkey. We are more urban than rural and – save for stray deer from the nearby woods – our wildlife encounters are generally limited to small birds and cute bunnies. …more

An Alternative to Total Retirement

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018   11:07 am |  Category:   Jobs/Volunteer, Life, Travel  |  Add Comment  
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I remember wondering when I should retire. It started around Christmas time of my retirement year. The thoughts I was turning over in my mind went something like this: Can I afford to retire? I would have to take a small financial penalty on my pension if I was to retire that year. What would …more

For a Happier Retirement Reach out and Connect with Others

Monday, August 20th, 2018   1:49 pm |  Category:   Health, Relationships  |  Add Comment  
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Want a more fulfilling retirement? Get connected   It’s no secret that isolation and disconnection from others plays into depression. If you go online in search of the latest health news, one trend you’re sure to spot is loneliness and its detrimental effects is often compared to smoking. Even today, I read an article about …more

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