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About Mary Lou Harris

Mary Lou Harris is a proponent of active living, community volunteerism and inquisitive travel. After a post age 60 retirement from a career in public service, she expanded those interests to include ultra-trail running, hiking and extended-stay travel. She can be contacted through her website https://stillarunner.com or on Twitter at @stillarunner.
Latest Posts | By Mary Lou Harris
How to Take Some Weight Off Family and Friends When Life Doesn’t Roll Along
3 days ago

How to Take Some Weight Off Family and Friends When Life Doesn’t Roll Along

The uncertainty of life is certain, and that is particularly true in the year 2020. With that uncertainty, most of us have done the important practical acts recommended by other Sixty and Me writers. Those would include having an updated will…
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Tracking Time During the Pandemic with Moon Phases
1 month ago

Tracking Time During the Pandemic with Moon Phases

That marvelous satellite we call the Moon has been observed by everyone, from scientists to spiritualists to farmers deciding when to plant…
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I Am a Mother-in-Law! These 5 Tips Should Be a Reminder to Follow
1 month ago

I Am a Mother-in-Law! These 5 Tips Should Be a Reminder to Follow

By  •  Family

Life is surely full of relationships. We are born the child in relationship to our parents, and we may simultaneously become someone’s brother or sister. In our extended family, we will likely have grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins. Read More

A Lady Under Stay-at-Home Order Looks to A Gentleman in Moscow for Inspiration
2 months ago

A Lady Under Stay-at-Home Order Looks to A Gentleman in Moscow for Inspiration

Most everyone around the world has dealt with new limitations on their ability to move about their community. I’m aware of two countries that do not allow anyone to leave their home…
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#StayHome and Indulge Your Passion While You Have the Time and Opportunity
3 months ago

#StayHome and Indulge Your Passion While You Have the Time and Opportunity

The top priority of the day for many of us in the Sixty and Me community is to stay safe and, from a distance, ensure our friends and family are safe, too. COVID-19 has changed life more…
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Need a New Identity? Reinvent Your Self!
4 months ago

Need a New Identity? Reinvent Your Self!

There are moments in life when it is clear we are no longer the person we once were. Some of those moments are preceded by a gradual reckoning and arrive fairly painlessly; others are life-wrenching…
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Recycling, Reusing, Expanding – Beyond Paper, Plastic and Glass
5 months ago

Recycling, Reusing, Expanding – Beyond Paper, Plastic and Glass

Recycling and reuse have been a part of our lives for as long as I can remember, but particularly since the 1990s when the recycling of some combination of paper, plastic…
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Looking Outward or Looking Inward in 2020 and Beyond
6 months ago

Looking Outward or Looking Inward in 2020 and Beyond

Recently one morning, I opened a word-for-the-day type of email. The word for that day was ‘metanoia’, a noun defined as a transformative change of heart; especially a spiritual conversion…
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The Halloween Traditions Can Help Boomer Women Face Our Fears and Express Gratitude
8 months ago

The Halloween Traditions Can Help Boomer Women Face Our Fears and Express Gratitude

I’ve noticed here in the US that Halloween has gained importance as a holiday for children and adults alike. More homes are doing extravagant decorating, ingenious costumes are created…
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A Salute to Journeywoman Founder Evelyn Hannon – The First Travel Blogger
9 months ago

A Salute to Journeywoman Founder Evelyn Hannon – The First Travel Blogger

By  •  Travel

In April of this year, we lost a pioneer in women’s travel. Evelyn Hannon, the founder and editor of Jour-neywoman, passed away. She was, by all accounts, a private person…
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