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Honey, I Shrunk the World!
23 hours ago

Honey, I Shrunk the World!

The master plan called for selling the family home once the last kid was out of high school and off to college. We’d both be over 60 and ready for the next chapter…
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Writing More Than Ever Before? Here’s Help to Keep from Mixing Up Words
23 hours ago

Writing More Than Ever Before? Here’s Help to Keep from Mixing Up Words

A recent post on a Facebook group page devoted to the Coronavirus launched a discussion about the frustrating way a person who is “asymptotic” can still spread the virus…
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Our CCRC Has an Unelected Mayor – Why Should That Matter?
24 hours ago

Our CCRC Has an Unelected Mayor – Why Should That Matter?

Soon after my husband and I moved into our continuing care retirement community, a hearty-looking fellow walked up to us and said, “I’m Tim, who are you?” I told him our names…
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10 Steps to Help You Plan to Achieve What’s on Your Bucket List
2 days ago

10 Steps to Help You Plan to Achieve What’s on Your Bucket List

We all have a mental “bucket list” that includes all those things we want to do, places we want to visit, people we want to meet before we die. The fact that these items are on our “bucket list” indicates they mean something to us…
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Learn a New Skill During Lockdown! 5 Skills You Can Learn from Home
3 days ago

Learn a New Skill During Lockdown! 5 Skills You Can Learn from Home

Although government guidelines are starting to ease, social distancing is still very much in place and many of us are still spending much more time at home than we usually would. Most of us have dreamt about one day having…
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Attention Pet Lovers: A Dog Can Make You Happier – and Healthier!
3 days ago

Attention Pet Lovers: A Dog Can Make You Happier – and Healthier!

I have a new puppy, and little Sally is keeping me on my toes. Libby, my small poodle/terrier, was a stellar companion for 17 years – my kayak buddy, canoe tripper, and enthusiastic hiker. When I swam down the lake…
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Finding New Words and Expressions at Any Stage of Life
4 days ago

Finding New Words and Expressions at Any Stage of Life

We all use words every day. Whether to express an ordinary sentiment, a technical problem, or something much deeper and reflective, we do our best to get the words right…
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7 Reasons to Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle After 60
1 week ago

7 Reasons to Reuse, Repurpose and Recycle After 60

Have you got a stack of yogurt containers, microwave meal bowls or a shelf full of empty jars? Most of us keep food containers as we hate to throw them out. We figure that eventually we’ll find a use for them. Read More

Viva la Siesta! 9 Tips to Renew and Refresh Your Day – With or Without Coronavirus
1 week ago

Viva la Siesta! 9 Tips to Renew and Refresh Your Day – With or Without Coronavirus

Growing up in Buenos Aires, where summer days are hot and endless, “Siesta Time” got us kids out of the pool or away from the sprinklers and into a cool and quiet house…
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Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!
1 week ago

Do You Think of Thrifting as a Spiritual Practice? I Sure Do – and Here’s Why!

I consider myself a world class thrifter. I’m very proud of that credential. If I’m traveling and I have a little time, I head right to the local thrift store (there’s an app for that)…
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