Kay Arthur lives in Arizona, both in Phoenix and in a cabin near Prescott where she loves to write. She has retired from many years in Healthcare Administration and now enjoys exploring her creative side. Kay has developed Moonflower Blooms, a blogging website dedicated to inspiring readers to live an authentic and joyfully simplistic life in search of their true "self".

Latest Posts By Kay Arthur

2 weeks ago

Facebook Is a Gathering of Friends – 7 Tips for Keeping It Enjoyable

I must confess that I do love mornings – now that I’m retired. I cherish the slow arousing of my mind as it shakes the remnants of sleep off its back. I veg in muddied nothingness that fogs my thoughts until dawn burns through to clarity. I indulge in the luxury…

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2 years ago

How Emotional Intimacy Adds Meaning to Your Relationships After 60

What is the key to a meaningful relationship? Not just the one you have with your husband, lover, or partner, but any relationship. As we get older, our life journey becomes shorter and time becomes more precious. The answer…

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2 years ago

How to Create the Feeling of Home Wherever You Live After 60 – Use Your Senses Wisely!

Of all the words in the dictionary, the word “home” resonates a place in our heart reserved for feelings that are almost indescribable. Like a sigh, it just belongs there, settled in and comfortable, resting assuredly in the folds of our heart…

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3 years ago

What is Honesty? 6 Ways to Live an Authentic Life After 60

What keeps you awake at night? That loaded question has so much punch to it. So many things can contribute to bad sleep. If all that depends on you is going as it should and you are still having trouble sleeping at night, perhaps it’s time to be really honest with yourself. Read More

3 years ago

We Are ALL Wonder Women – Strong, Fearless, Complicated and So Much More!

Here we are. The strong ones. This is us. The proud new generation of mature women. The Baby Boomer Deluxe model.

We are strong. We are fearless. We are complicated. We are interesting. We are determined to age gracefully. We love our families. We love our children. We love our men. And we love our women. Read More

3 years ago

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

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

4 years ago

4 Things You Can Do to Start Following Your Dreams in Your 60s

Just because we have many candles on our birthday cakes does not mean that we can’t still make wishes or follow our dreams. Things happen when you let your child spirit transport you to the Land of What-If. Read More

5 years ago

Your World in Your 60s: Can You Dream It Anew?

What is it that you want to do when you grow up? I know that sounds like a youth-centric question to those of us who are already retired and older than what our imaginations ever led us to envision. Read More

6 years ago

5 Ways to Recapture the Spirit of Youth

I am feeling melancholy. Sentimental. Nostalgic. These sad-faced visitors knocking at the door to my ultra-sensitive soul trigger emotions we all find difficult to face. Wasted moments. Lost time. Forgotten memories. Read More

6 years ago

6 Important Lessons We Can Learn from Our Grandchildren

They were gently placed in my waiting arms with the most selfless of acts.

I am certain that my children, their parents, only wanted to hold them tightly to themselves, these amazing new bundles of pink blessings. But they knew my need to touch them, to gaze into their eyes, and to wrap my arms around these children of my children. To share in their beautiful new beginnings. Read More