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Writing Your Life Story, One Magical Memory at a Time
2 years ago

Writing Your Life Story, One Magical Memory at a Time

You’re a Boomer. So what? By now, you’re probably retired. Or at the very least, retirement is on your radar. Studies have shown that the average retired person has 7.5 hours of leisure time every day. Read More

Reconnecting With Baking In Your 60’s – Plus My Yummy Skillet Bread Recipe!
2 years ago

Reconnecting With Baking In Your 60’s – Plus My Yummy Skillet Bread Recipe!

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Cooking in your 60s is different than when you are younger? Don’t you think?

When we would younger, we cooked because we had to put food on the table. Our kids were hungry during the day and our husbands came home hungry. So, we would just throw something together to make sure that everyone was full and somewhat happy. Read More

What I Learned from My Downsizing Adventure
2 years ago

What I Learned from My Downsizing Adventure

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I’ve been considering moving for several years now. I have wanted to downsize and move somewhere warm and be close to the water. Read More

Being a Superlifer is About Getting More from Life After 60
2 years ago

Being a Superlifer is About Getting More from Life After 60

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The longer I live, the more I am amazed at the way the paths of life interweave and lead us down highways and byways we never knew existed. Read More

Is Your Love of Baking and Cooking Increasing with Your Age?
2 years ago

Is Your Love of Baking and Cooking Increasing with Your Age?

As my kids will tell you, for decades, my baking skills were limited to burning grilled cheese sandwiches. On second thought, I’m not even sure if toasting bread counts as “baking.” Perhaps one of my more accomplished Sixty and Me sisters can clarify this for me! Read More

How Much Are New Memories of Old Classic Rock Worth?
2 years ago

How Much Are New Memories of Old Classic Rock Worth?

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Unless you’ve been living alone in a desert for the last few months, you’ve probably heard about the impressive Desert Trip concert, scheduled for this fall. It’s a 3-day mega-event in California featuring per­formances by 6 of the greatest artists or groups of the Classic Rock era – The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, The Who, Neil Young, and Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd. Read More

6 Things People Don’t Get About Life After 60
2 years ago

6 Things People Don’t Get About Life After 60

I have written this article in response to a gaggle of women, in their 50s, who should know better! These women made sweeping generalizations about life after 60, which were both fascinating and alarming. Read More

How to Complain Without the Pain – Avoiding Bad Service and Unnecessary Drama
2 years ago

How to Complain Without the Pain – Avoiding Bad Service and Unnecessary Drama

We’ve all been there. We make a purchase, only to find out that the item is defective. Or, the merchandise that we order never arrives. At times, the product isn’t the problem. Instead, really horrible service ruins a long-anticipated celebration. What’s the next step? Read More

Staying Connected After 60 – Have Text Messages Killed the Call?
2 years ago

Staying Connected After 60 – Have Text Messages Killed the Call?

Do you remember the song, “We Don’t Talk Anymore?”

It was written back in the 1970s, long before mobile phones had become a part of our lives.

How many of us recall the days when you picked up the phone and dialed your best friend, sister or Mother for a long gossipy chat? Usually, you curled up on the sofa with a cup of tea or coffee. Or, perhaps you had a glass of wine or a gin and tonic close to hand. Read More

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali
2 years ago

An Insider’s Guide to Retiring in Bali

I retired in Bali… can you?

Retirement crept up on me. I had excellent health, meager savings and a severe case of age-appropriate denial. Then, three friends died of cancer within eighteen months. I wasn’t yet sixty-one. All younger than I, they had unrealized dreams and unfinished lives. Read More

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