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Think You’re Not Creative? Think Again!
1 month ago

Think You’re Not Creative? Think Again!

Let the beauty we love

be what we do.

There are a million ways to kneel

And kiss the ground.

~Rumi~

There are so many great things about being a woman of this certain age – what stretches out in front of us are our most creative years. Read More

How to Stop Your Guest Room from Becoming a Source of Clutter Creep
1 month ago

How to Stop Your Guest Room from Becoming a Source of Clutter Creep

It’s lovely to have a guest room in your home, but it can easily turn into yet another place to store things you rarely or never use. Read More

9 Creative Options to Get More from Life after Retirement
1 month ago

9 Creative Options to Get More from Life after Retirement

Lately, this question has been on my mind a lot. I’m nearly 70 and have been blessed to own my personal business. Yet, because of my age, I am also getting asked this same question by others: “Are you retired?” Read More

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60
1 month ago

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60

I can still remember how excited I was when I got my driving license. In addition to giving me an enormous sense of pride and independence, it also was tangible proof that I was now really a “grown up” with all the rights and privileges that came with it. Read More

4 Tips for Setting Up a Home Computer After Retirement
1 month ago

4 Tips for Setting Up a Home Computer After Retirement

Congratulations! You’re officially retired. Just like with other areas of your life in this new phase, you’ll experience a palpable shift in digital assets. Did you have to give back a mobile phone? Hand over your laptop? Read More

How Reading Books Can Wake Up Your Brain After 60
1 month ago

How Reading Books Can Wake Up Your Brain After 60

Are you one of those people who, no matter how much you are enjoying it, simply cannot wait to finish the book you are reading when another interesting title catches your eye? Me too. Unfortunately, a busy schedule limits my dedicated reading time. So what’s a bibliophile to do? Read More

Should Boomers Bring Back the Lost Art of “Agreeing to Disagree?”
1 month ago

Should Boomers Bring Back the Lost Art of “Agreeing to Disagree?”

One of my favorite places to visit online is CreativeLive.com. It is a place featuring online classes in photography, video, design, crafts, business, audio, music and software training. Read More

Is Copying Someone’s Creative Work a Crime or a Compliment?
1 month ago

Is Copying Someone’s Creative Work a Crime or a Compliment?

As a watercolourist and a glass bead artist I’ve been on plenty of art discussion forums over the years. At least once a year the subject of copying comes up, usually because an artist has found that their work has been compromised in some way. Read More

5 Ways to Live with Joy as a Single Older Woman
1 month ago

5 Ways to Live with Joy as a Single Older Woman

I’ve been single for the last 17 years. I got married in 1964, when I was 20 years old. I was married for 18 years (really, 15 years because that is when we separated). And then, after that, I had a relationship with a significant other for 17 years. Doing the math, I was in a relationship for 32 years and single for 42 years. Read More

6 Steps to Restoring Balance After Retirement
1 month ago

6 Steps to Restoring Balance After Retirement

Many of us have the tendency to head towards the finish line at work, telling themselves that they are going on an eternal holiday and the well-deserved rest they have earned over 40 years in the  labor force. Read More