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Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife
3 weeks ago

Creativity as a Path to Reinvention in Midlife

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This is the first in a series of articles about Creativity as a Path to Reinvention. It is my hope that these stories will inspire you to find your creative string and use it from this point on…
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I’m Not Ready – But We’re Moving to a CCRC
4 weeks ago

I’m Not Ready – But We’re Moving to a CCRC

We entered the lobby – armchairs upholstered in mid-century colors; a painting of a rearing white horse; a row of walkers parked along a wall; a foursome of bent…
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What Do You Do When You Want to Downsize – But Your Spouse Doesn’t?
4 weeks ago

What Do You Do When You Want to Downsize – But Your Spouse Doesn’t?

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As an interior designer for the past 35 years, I have had the opportunity to help baby boomers design their first, second and even third homes, their beach houses, mountain retreats, and country cottages…
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A Simple, Reflective New Year’s Eve Tradition
4 weeks ago

A Simple, Reflective New Year’s Eve Tradition

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Long ago, I gave up glitzy parties, morning hangovers, and late night celebrations. I no longer need to mark the occasion with noisemakers and hats. On New Year’s Eve, give me a good movie to watch…
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10 Creative Ways to Keep Funeral Costs Down
4 weeks ago

10 Creative Ways to Keep Funeral Costs Down

Funerals can be expensive. There’s no doubt about that. In 2017, the median cost of a funeral was listed as $7,360 on the National Funeral Directors Association’s website…
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Internet Trends for 2020 and How They Impact Boomers
4 weeks ago

Internet Trends for 2020 and How They Impact Boomers

The Internet is still growing in leaps and bounds, even though it’s been around for a few decades. Every year, more and more of the things we do every day can be done over the Internet…
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Swap Seasonal Stress for Serenity This Holiday Season
4 weeks ago

Swap Seasonal Stress for Serenity This Holiday Season

Age has taught me a lot, and the wisdom I’ve gained helps me cope with stress. I’m more accepting of other people’s shortcomings, and perhaps I’m even more tolerant of my own (and believe me, I have them)…
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8 Guilty Pleasures that Make the Holidays Even More Fun
1 month ago

8 Guilty Pleasures that Make the Holidays Even More Fun

I swear to you that I am not a bah, humbug kind of person. In fact, I love the holidays, and one of the things that I most look forward to is that business slows, relatives eventually go home and I have hit every bullet point on my Christmas “To-Do” list…
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Fun Things to Do If You are Spending Christmas Alone (Video)
1 month ago

Fun Things to Do If You are Spending Christmas Alone (Video)

It’s Christmas day. People have been preparing for months and you’ve happily ignored all the excitement and stress, knowing that none of it applied to you. What do you do when, by choice or chance, you are one of the millions of people around the world spending Christmas day alone? Read More

Let’s Make Better Pictures This Holiday Season
1 month ago

Let’s Make Better Pictures This Holiday Season

Taking better pictures isn’t just about learning some neat tips and tricks to improve your skills. It’s also about being inspired to take better photos. As a photo instructor, my job is to do both: I show my students how to work their cameras better…
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