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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

Nothing can stop you – no matter how old you are

Monday, May 22nd, 2017   1:56 pm |  Category:   Life  |  17 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  |  4 Comments  
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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

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