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How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings
3 days ago

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings

Sometimes you can have your cake and eat it too. Many painting enthusiasts in my classes want to paint realistic works. Perhaps this comes from photography where a sharp picture is appreciated. Read More

Finding a Location that Makes Aging in Place Comfortable
4 days ago

Finding a Location that Makes Aging in Place Comfortable

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Is it just me or does everyone who grows older alone think about the current circumstances and ask, How can I create a safe and independent lifestyle?
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3 Reasons I’m Happy I Retired in Mexico
4 days ago

3 Reasons I’m Happy I Retired in Mexico

“Why do you live in Mexico?”

I get asked that question a lot. And the answer is – for many reasons. I’ll start with the more obvious: great weather, delicious food and incredible culture. I could go on and on but I’ll try to focus. It’s just that every time I turn my head, I see another reason to love this country. Read More

Finally Out of the Fast Lane? Retire Overseas in the Tropics!
5 days ago

Finally Out of the Fast Lane? Retire Overseas in the Tropics!

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Almost 20 years ago I moved to a small town in Bali, Indonesia. At 65 I’m still here, part of a vibrant community of expat elders who have chosen a very different path in retirement. Read More

Inspiration from Women Artists: Boost Your Creativity in Retirement
5 days ago

Inspiration from Women Artists: Boost Your Creativity in Retirement

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If you live near or in a city, you’ll most likely be surrounded by diversity and cultures, different perhaps from your own. And whatever your background, it can be very inspiring to observe the habits of other folks and enjoy the foods, fashions and arts of other cultures.
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How to Self-Publish a Book at Any Age: First, Avoid These 5 Mistakes!
1 week ago

How to Self-Publish a Book at Any Age: First, Avoid These 5 Mistakes!

Working with first-time authors to complete and publish their work is incredibly rewarding. Helping people nurture and develop a concept, research a subject or share a personal story is exciting for both the author and me, in my role as coach and book shepherd. Read More

Think You Could Never Live with a Roommate After 60? Think Again!
1 week ago

Think You Could Never Live with a Roommate After 60? Think Again!

Sometimes the hardest hurdles we face are the ones we create ourselves. Meaning that they’re not really there – they’re only in our minds. Read More

You’re Never Too Old to Rock and Roll, Even if You’re Creakier in the Knees!
3 weeks ago

You’re Never Too Old to Rock and Roll, Even if You’re Creakier in the Knees!

I love to dance. I can’t dance the way I did in my 20s – all night long, but I still love to dance. Okay, so maybe my moves are a little stiffer than they used to be, but moving to music remains a great joy in my life. Read More

How to Break Though Creative Block and Start Painting After 60
3 weeks ago

How to Break Though Creative Block and Start Painting After 60

There is one excellent reason for trying a creative workshop. There are others of course, but this one beats them all. Know what it is? Read More

Is Living in a Retirement Community Right for You? Here’s How to Find Out!
3 weeks ago

Is Living in a Retirement Community Right for You? Here’s How to Find Out!

A few years ago, I began thinking about how I would choose to live if I could live any way that I wanted to. Read More