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Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!
1 month ago

Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!

Like most American teenagers, I couldn’t wait to get my first driver’s license. That was more years ago than I care to admit, and I’ve had a love-hate relationship with driving ever since. Read More

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review
1 month ago

Just Read a Book? Why It’s Important for You to Leave a Book Review

You’ve just finished that last book you picked up from the library, and wow, it was a good one. The story was riveting, the language poetic and the characters so well-developed you feel as though you want to go meet them for tea. Read More

Have You Lost Your Inspiration During the Pandemic?
1 month ago

Have You Lost Your Inspiration During the Pandemic?

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For some people, the pandemic has been a lesson in dealing with isolation. For others, it’s offered valuable alone time for reflection. For me, the silver lining has been that even after more than six decades on this planet…
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How to Make the Best Matcha Green Tea
1 month ago

How to Make the Best Matcha Green Tea

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Matcha seems to be increasingly popular at the moment with more and more people drinking it, especially as they get older. Read More

My Summer of Love with Martha and Mary
1 month ago

My Summer of Love with Martha and Mary

You may be familiar with the Biblical story of Martha and Mary. Mary is sitting quietly at the feet of Jesus, absorbing his wisdom, and Martha is orchestrating the events of the evening and making sure there is food on the table…
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September Book Recommendations from a Dedicated Bibliophile
1 month ago

September Book Recommendations from a Dedicated Bibliophile

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Even as a kid, I couldn’t wait for the school year to begin. Goodbye to the lazy summer days of reading on the porch with no homework or strict bedtimes. Hello to fresh pencils, new shoes and haircuts, and a different assortment…
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Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!
1 month ago

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!

I recently gave myself permission to retire solo.

I had been spending a lot of time thinking about what the future would look like for me as a single woman and a solo entrepreneur. (I am solo both personally and professionally.) Read More

How to Align Your Home with Your Heart
2 months ago

How to Align Your Home with Your Heart

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Your home is intended to be your friend and safe place – comfortable and easy to be around, as well as a support to face the stress and tension beyond the front door. It is meant to be a personal, nourishing space where you…
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How to Write A Memoir – From Free Writing to Manuscript
2 months ago

How to Write A Memoir – From Free Writing to Manuscript

In this time of shelter-in-place, many of us have turned to gardening, baking, or writing to help us stay focused and grounded. I have done all of those things, but mostly I write. Writing is how I make meaning out of seemingly meaningless…
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You Can’t Live the Life of Your Dreams If They Aren’t Your Dreams
2 months ago

You Can’t Live the Life of Your Dreams If They Aren’t Your Dreams

I signed divorce papers today, ending a 35-year commitment. It’s something I never thought I’d be: twice divorced. But at 60-something, I was looking at an unhappy last third of my life. I’ve been called selfish for choosing…
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