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Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments
3 weeks ago

Invite Denmark Into Your Home and Discover Hygge – The Feeling of Good Moments

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Picture this: Soft music playing. Candles casting flickering shadows over the smiling faces of your close friends. A wonderful Italian pasta filling the room with delicious smells. Warm bread drenched in butter. Bottles of your favorite wine on the table. Laughter. Conversation. Read More

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse
4 weeks ago

6 Tips to Finding a Dream Retirement Destination with Your Spouse

Over the next decade 75 million Americans will retire. For couples, it may be surprising to learn that this transition may prove more difficult than for a single man or woman. Read More

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing
4 weeks ago

What to Do with Your Collectibles When Downsizing

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I have written several articles and given presentations on the importance of getting your affairs in order for your loved ones prior to your death. In fact, I created a flash drive called My Affairs in Order that allows you to record financial and personal information for your family. Read More

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better
1 month ago

How Being Messy Can Transform Your Life for the Better

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If you know the nursery rhyme story of Jack Sprat and his wife, then you have an idea of the relationship my wife of 44 years, Judy, and I have. If you’re not familiar with the child’s poem, here is the first stanza: Read More

How to Paint Expressive and Realistic Paintings
1 month 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
1 month 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
1 month 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!
1 month 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
1 month 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 month 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