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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.

Earthquake in Oklahoma, U.S. and China Sign Climate Deal and the World Nomad Games
2 years ago

Earthquake in Oklahoma, U.S. and China Sign Climate Deal and the World Nomad Games

I hope that you are having a wonderful weekend, filled with friends and family. Or, if, like me, you are spending the weekend alone, I hope that you find the time to get out into nature and enjoy this beautiful world of ours! Join us as we discuss the earthquake in Oklahoma, a new climate deal between the U.S. and China, the opening of the World Nomad Games in Kyrgyzstan, the power vacuum in Uzbekistan, a feel good story about a “people walker” in Los Angeles and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Family BBQs, Exploding Phones, Storms and Ageism in the Workplace
2 years ago

Family BBQs, Exploding Phones, Storms and Ageism in the Workplace

For the next few days, our sisters in the U.S. and Canada will be celebrating the Labor Day weekend. If you live in one of these countries, I hope that you have a fabulous time with friends and family, enjoying the great outdoors and eating tasty food! Join us as we discuss this story plus the latest on Tropical Storm Hermine, a warning about the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, a bombing in the Philippines’s and the truth about ageism in the workplace. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Hurricane Hermine Strikes, Russia Prepares Troops and SpaceX Rocket Explodes
2 years ago

Hurricane Hermine Strikes, Russia Prepares Troops and SpaceX Rocket Explodes

Well, one thing is for sure… our sisters in Florida are going to be waking up to a big mess this morning. All we can hope is that the damage from Hurricane Hermine is limited to property and that no-one is seriously hurt. Let’s keep our sisters in Florida in our minds today as they start to deal with the aftermath of the first hurricane to hit their state in over a decade. Join us as we discuss this story, Russia’s decision to bring more troops to the Ukrainian border, the explosion of a SpaceX rocket, the latest on the Zika situation in the U.S. and a feel good story about admitting that you are already “the perfect age.” Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Pizza Drones, Political Waves, Handwritten Letters and Smart Dogs
2 years ago

Pizza Drones, Political Waves, Handwritten Letters and Smart Dogs

Wow! Just writing the title for today’s news makes me realize how weird and wonderful our world is! We really are living in a time of technological innovation, political confusion and personal exploration. In a world filled with so much change, I guess all we can do is smile at the absurdity of it all and be thankful that we are alive. Don’t you agree? Join me as we discuss Donald Trump’s visit to Mexico, the decision to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, Domino’s Pizza’s plan to deliver pizzas by drones, some evidence that dogs are smarter than they look, an article about giving genuine compliments and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Fighting Loneliness, the G20 Summit Begins and New Flights to Cuba
2 years ago

Fighting Loneliness, the G20 Summit Begins and New Flights to Cuba

As you know, loneliness is one of the biggest issues facing our generation. As our social circumstances change after 60, many of us find ourselves struggling to maintain our friendships and stay connected. Today, I’d like to share a story about fighting back against loneliness. Join us as we discuss this story plus 400 arrests at the Notting Hill Carnival in the UK, the protests in India, 6,500 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya, Apple’s $14.5-billion tax bill, Jet Blue’s new flights to Cuba and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Remembering Gene Wilder, 2 Hurricanes Target Hawaii and 7 Healthy Foods
2 years ago

Remembering Gene Wilder, 2 Hurricanes Target Hawaii and 7 Healthy Foods

With the recent earthquake in Italy and 2 hurricanes bearing down on Hawaii, it’s clear that Mother Nature is flexing her muscles. Before we discuss today’s news, let’s take a moment to think about all of the people around the world who have been, or may be, impacted by these natural disasters. Join us as we discuss hurricanes Madeline and Lester, President Rousseff’s impeachment trial, Australian aid worker Kerry Jane Wilson’s release in Afghanistan, a few tips for becoming a better writer, 7 unusual healthy foods and much more! We’ll also talk about your favorite Gene Wilder films. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

A Plane Loses an Engine, Germany Waits for 300K Immigrants and How to Feel Like a Millionaire
2 years ago

A Plane Loses an Engine, Germany Waits for 300K Immigrants and How to Feel Like a Millionaire

As we approach retirement age, many of us are coming to terms with new financial realities. But, as Elizabeth Dunkel says, there are plenty of ways to feel like a millionaire, even if you are on a budget. Join us as we discuss this story plus the Southwest Airlines plane that lost an engine (fortunately, everyone is ok!), Canada’s warm welcome for its Olympic athletes, a bomb blast at Brussels, Germany’s plan to welcome 300,000 migrants this year and a feel good story about meditation. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

100 Amazing Films, My Crazy Yoga Journey and the Latest from Italy
2 years ago

100 Amazing Films, My Crazy Yoga Journey and the Latest from Italy

What is your favorite film of all time? It’s a more difficult question than it sounds… at least it is for me! This morning, I want to take a trip down memory lane and discuss the top 100 films of the 21st century, according to 177 film critics from around the world. Is your favorite on the list? Or, do you prefer one from the previous century? Join us as we discuss this story, the grieving process in Italy, my crazy yoga journey, a Zika warning in the U.S., the latest on the situation in Syria and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee!) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

A Healthy Aging Story, an iPhone Security Flaw and Charges for Swimmer Lochte
2 years ago

A Healthy Aging Story, an iPhone Security Flaw and Charges for Swimmer Lochte

One of the biggest priorities we all have as we reach our 60s is figuring out how to achieve healthy aging. Not only do we hope to avoid serious illnesses, but, we also want to have the strength, flexibility and energy to get the most from life. Today, I’d like to start by sharing a story about how the aging process changes our muscles and, more importantly, what we can do about it. Join me as we discuss this story plus a serious security flaw impacting iPhone users, Brazil’s decision to charge U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, an attack in Bolivia, a meeting between the U.S. and Russia in Geneva, some research on being single and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

Italy’s Recovery Efforts, a 1950s Guide for Wives and Another Earth
2 years ago

Italy’s Recovery Efforts, a 1950s Guide for Wives and Another Earth

Of course, the big news today continues to be the recovery efforts in Italy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families affected and to the rescue workers. Join us as we discuss this story, plus an unbelievable 1950s Good Housekeeping guide for wives, a potentially inhabitable planet outside of our galaxy, the impeachment trial of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and much more. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More