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How Starting a Blog in My 60s Impressed, Inspired and Baffled My Friends
3 years ago

How Starting a Blog in My 60s Impressed, Inspired and Baffled My Friends

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I am a great fan of the internet in all its many forms, aren’t you? I love Twitter for the chat and the arguments. I enjoy fashion and makeup selfies from people who look to be just out of their rompers. I am fascinated by all those life affirming mission statements. Read More

How to Use Your Daily Life to Inspire Your Creative Writing
3 years ago

How to Use Your Daily Life to Inspire Your Creative Writing

In my previous articles, I’ve shared how you can create a writing life in your sixties and beyond. My intention now is to inspire you by providing some starting points for deciding what to write. Read More

The Benefits of Mastering the Art of Small Talk After 60
3 years ago

The Benefits of Mastering the Art of Small Talk After 60

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Some people are naturally good at social interaction. You see them at parties and events, surrounded by groups of other guests, talking, laughing and having fun. They move around the room, igniting small fires of goodwill. Everyone loves them. Read More

Surprising Tips for Retiring Abroad from Two Women Who Took the Plunge (Video)
3 years ago

Surprising Tips for Retiring Abroad from Two Women Who Took the Plunge (Video)

No matter how much you plan, retiring abroad is a shock to the system. I still remember arriving in Switzerland. Pink suitcase in hand, I weaved my way through the airport, my head spinning with unfamiliar sights and sounds. I was completely overwhelmed with emotions – excitement, fear, curiosity and many others. Read More

Are You Aging Alone? Here’s How to Find a Home You Can Really Love!
3 years ago

Are You Aging Alone? Here’s How to Find a Home You Can Really Love!

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Several months ago, I launched an aging alone Facebook group. Members bring up hot topics like affordable housing and medical care, transportation concerns, and countering isolation. Housing ranks the number one challenge for people over 60. It is particularly important for women who are aging alone. Read More

Gone with the Wind Actress, Olivia de Havilland, Turns 100 Today
3 years ago

Gone with the Wind Actress, Olivia de Havilland, Turns 100 Today

When Olivia de Havilland, who later played Melanie in Gone with the Wind, was born, on July 1, 1916, the world was a very different place. World War I was still being fought, BMW had just been founded, the Boy Scouts of America were only 1-month old and the world’s first radio news program was still 4 years away! Read More

How Quilt Patterns Reveal the Fabric of Our Lives
3 years ago

How Quilt Patterns Reveal the Fabric of Our Lives

Last weekend I decided to tackle my closet and get rid of old clothing that no longer fit or would never be worn again. Read More

Thinking About Retiring in Mexico? The Yucatan Peninsula is a Fantastic Option!
3 years ago

Thinking About Retiring in Mexico? The Yucatan Peninsula is a Fantastic Option!

I’m a 25 year resident of Merida, Mexico in the Yucatan peninsula. I moved here for work and love and now I’m seeing a huge influx of expats joining the party here. I want to share some of my thoughts about retiring here with you. Read More

Writing Your Life Story, One Beautiful Sentence at a Time
3 years ago

Writing Your Life Story, One Beautiful Sentence at a Time

I learned the hard way that writing your life story is tougher than it sounds. Like many women, I’ve started to write my memoirs several times over the last few decades.

Even though I write thousands of pages of content for Sixty and Me every year, I just couldn’t manage to get my own life down on paper. So, I gave up. Read More

Are You a Crafty Grandma? Here’s How to Keep Your Craft Materials Clutter Free
3 years ago

Are You a Crafty Grandma? Here’s How to Keep Your Craft Materials Clutter Free

Are you a knitter, quilter, or have some other crafting hobby that takes up substantial space in your home? Here’s what to do to keep your craft supplies under control so you can enjoy your hobby more. Read More