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Mornings with Sixty and Me

Catch up on what’s new in the world and talk with other women like you.

Chaos in Venezuela, Simone Biles’ Win and the Importance of Confidence After 60
1 year ago

Chaos in Venezuela, Simone Biles’ Win and the Importance of Confidence After 60

Confidence is so important at every age. As we reach our 60s, there are so many things that society says we can’t do. Today, I’d like to share a story that reminds us that we can do anything after 60. Join us as we discuss this story, the latest from Venezuela, Simone Biles’ Olympic win, the wildfires in France and Portugal and much more. I’ll also introduce you to our community member, Beverly Adams. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Michael Phelps Makes History, Thailand Suffers and Shah Rukh Khan is Detained
1 year ago

Michael Phelps Makes History, Thailand Suffers and Shah Rukh Khan is Detained

I don’t know about you but I think that watching the Olympics is so inspiring. Of course, not all of us have the desire or discipline to become sports starts, but, we can all follow our passions. So, today, I’d like to talk about some steps that you can take to discover meaning and creativity in your life after 60. Join us as we discuss the attacks in Thailand, Michael Phelps’ amazing triumph, the detention of Shah Rukh Khan and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Staying Healthy After 60, Sad News from Macy’s and Good News from the Olympics
1 year ago

Staying Healthy After 60, Sad News from Macy’s and Good News from the Olympics

Staying healthy is one of the major goals of the women in our community. We want to have the vitality, energy and good health to explore the world and go after our passions. Today, I’d like to discuss 10 tips for making this happen. Join us as we discuss this story plus Simone Biles’ gold medal win, Macy’s plan to close 100 stores, the death of the Duke of Westminster at age 64, Canada’s fight against terrorism and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Ceasefires, Wildfires and a Happy Dad Gets to See His Son Compete at the Olympics
1 year ago

Ceasefires, Wildfires and a Happy Dad Gets to See His Son Compete at the Olympics

There is no greater joy than seeing your family members exploring their passions. This is why I am so excited to share a feel good story about an Uber-driving dad who is being sponsored to see his son compete at the Olympics. Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on the ceasefire in parts of Syria, the wildfires in Portugal, Turkey’s discussions with Russia (and the U.S. response) and a story about fighting food waste at the Olympics. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

An Inspiring Nursing Home Story, a Crisis in Brazil and Some Strange Olympics Sports
1 year ago

An Inspiring Nursing Home Story, a Crisis in Brazil and Some Strange Olympics Sports

No matter how old we are, we have the right to feel useful, vibrant and alive. This basic assumption drove the work of Dr. Bill Thomas, who set out to build a better nursing home. His approach, later called the “Eden Alternative” went on to be adopted by nursing facilities across the world who wanted to create “More autonomous and creative living spaces.” Join us as we discuss this story, plus some strange happenings at the Olympics, a political crisis in Brazil, the recent floods in India and much more! I’ll also introduce you to our community member, Dorina Flores-Laird. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Silver Gap Year Ideas, Gold Medals and a Green Warning
1 year ago

Silver Gap Year Ideas, Gold Medals and a Green Warning

Today, I’m going to try something a bit different. In addition to talking about the latest news, I’d like to introduce you to one of our community members, Judi. I hope that this will help us all to get to know each other a little better. Please take a look and let me know if you like this idea. Join us as we discuss the latest from the Olympics, some fabulous silver gap year ideas, a horrible terrorist attack in Pakistan and an important environmental warning. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee!) and a chat. And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other person about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

A Trip to the Moon and a Feel Good Story About a 86-Year-Old Archer
1 year ago

A Trip to the Moon and a Feel Good Story About a 86-Year-Old Archer

Perhaps more than any other generation, we were inspired by the first moon landing. For a while, it seemed like it was only a matter of time before humanity would take over the stars. Then, things slowed down, our optimism dimmed and we learned to settle for practical goals. Perhaps this is why I am so excited that a private company, for the first time, has been given permission to go to the moon! Join as we discuss this story plus the latest on Tropical Storm Earl, an important message from the Emperor of Japan and a feel good story about an 86-year-old archery instructor. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

The Olympics, the World’s Longest Yard Sale and an Extraordinary Dog
1 year ago

The Olympics, the World’s Longest Yard Sale and an Extraordinary Dog

Well, I don’t know about you, but, I am having so much fun watching the Olympics. This year’s games don’t have the scale that we saw in Beijing or the surprises that we saw in London, but, they have something else – passion and energy. Join us as we discuss the first day of the Olympics, an important vote in Thailand, the latest on the South Africa local elections, the world’s longest yard sale and a feel good story about a stray dog called Gobi. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

The Olympics is Beginning and the Age of Bees is Ending
1 year ago

The Olympics is Beginning and the Age of Bees is Ending

With so much negativity in the world, it is wonderful to be able to celebrate something that brings the world together. The Olympics is just such an event! The games opened a few hours ago and, like many of you, I am looking forward to seeing the discipline, courage and talent of the world’s best athletes. Join us as we discuss this story, plus a threat to bees and butterflies, the latest on the situation in Syria and a story about the power of saying no. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other woman about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More

Skateboarding at the Olympics, The Power of Yes and a Very Adventurous Garden Gnome
1 year ago

Skateboarding at the Olympics, The Power of Yes and a Very Adventurous Garden Gnome

When I was younger, watching the Olympics was always a family event. I loved the look of wonder on my kids’ faces as they watched the athletes performing almost superhuman feats of strength and speed. Well, this year, there is another reason for kids to tune in to the games – karate, skateboarding, climbing and surfing have been added to the lineup! Join us as we discuss the Olympics, the latest on the knife attack in the UK, an article about the power of “yes” and a feel good story about Leonard the Garden Gnome. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, please do me a quick favor and tell one other person about Mornings with Sixty and Me today. Read More