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What are your favorite movies, TV shows and bands? What are your favorite actors and actresses over 60? What about music performers? Let's explore the magical world of entertainment together!

1 week ago

The New Balance – Theater in Chicago 2024

Chicago theaters spent the last three years making up for by-passing plays written by people of color. Perhaps we’ve reached some sort of balance in 2024 – plays represented a mélange of colors, all of them interesting…

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3 weeks ago

Should I Quit Facebook? Here’s How to Decide

I joined Facebook in 2008. Making connections was exciting and, in the early stages, anyone with a pulse was quickly a “friend.” That boy in my 8th grade algebra class who I vaguely remember? A friend. The woman I met at a local event? A friend…

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4 weeks ago

The Mysterious Power of Comfort Songs

When I was in my early 20s, I rented a room in a sprawling mansion-turned-rooming-house that was in a beautiful part of Vancouver, Canada. Lots of tall, old trees lined the sidewalks. The area had a luxuriant park-like atmosphere…

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1 month ago

9 Podcasts for Women Over 50

Do you enjoy listening to podcasts? They are quite similar to talk radio but listened to from your phone, tablet, or computer. You control what you want to listen to and when you want to listen. People from all walks of life record themselves talking about…

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2 months ago

The Silver Screen Revolution: Celebrating Women Over 60 in Cinema

A transformative wave is sweeping through Hollywood, spotlighting women over 60, breaking age-old stereotypes with their dynamism and depth. This movement is reshaping roles available to these seasoned actresses…

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2 months ago

We Need the Songs We Can Sing Along To

I’ve spent a lot of time lately thinking about the value of songs. I’m thinking of songs that have a distinct and memorable melody and meaningful lyrics. Songs that trigger loving memories. Songs that speak of heartbreaks or hardships…

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3 months ago

Play Reviews for Theater Lovers

Is it me or is it the productions? Two out of the eight plays presented here are old – and those are the ones that resonated with me. Granted, staying power says a lot about a play, a book, a movie. And the themes of these two plays, Greek tragedy…

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5 months ago

Introducing Grandchildren to the Movies You Love

One of the great joys of having grandchildren is the opportunity to relive the pleasures of childhood. We love to get on the floor and play with their toy trains or construct houses from plastic blocks of one kind or another…

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6 months ago

How to Grow Your Vocabulary in a Shrinking-Vocabulary World

I hear myself using some of the same words over and over. Words like nice, cool, wow, and pretty. Maybe the guy is nice, but there’s a plethora of words that may better describe him. Maybe he’s good-natured, pleasant, friendly, hospitable, cordial, amiable…

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6 months ago

14 Beautiful Celebrity Women Over 60

Women over 60 are thriving and living full lives. It used to be that actresses stopped being cast for movie roles as they got older, and musicians lost credibility once they passed a certain age. Thankfully, these industries have changed, and women…

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