Hobbies for Women

One of the hardest thing about life in your 60s if finding meaning and purpose in your everyday activities. The hobbies for women in this section were all recommended by the members of our community. We hope you enjoy them!

4 months ago

Do You Like a Good Mess? You May Be a Creative Genius!

I’ve often read of the connection between messiness and artists. There is apparently a direct correlation between disorganization and creative thought. More than one study has shown that creative types prefer chaos to order. Messy desks/work spaces promote thinking outside of the box…

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4 months ago

Discover the Courage to Write Poetry

Poetry is the voice of the soul, and poets help us see a slice of the world in a way we might not have previously observed. Poets highlight details to cast light on feelings, images, or events. Poetry helps offer insight into both the human psyche…

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4 months ago

Learning Another Language as a Sexagenarian, Not Easy!

I always wanted to learn another language. Why? The only reason I could surmise is my desire for learning. Also, I love a challenge, and what better way than conquering a new language? So, I have embarked on learning Spanish, a journey of agony and ecstasy.

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4 months ago

How Poetry Changed Since the Time We Went to School

When most of us were in grade school, we were mainly exposed to classical poets such as Chaucer and Shakespeare. Mixed in might have been some limerick poems…

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5 months ago

Reclaim Your Place as an Artist: Creative Thinking Is for Everyone

Creativity has always been a topic I love reading about, so it’s really no surprise that I stumbled on this quote by Pablo Picasso: “Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up…”

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5 months ago

Experiencing the Joy of Cooking

Have you ever cooked from Irma Rombauer’s The Joy of Cooking? Please raise your hand. I can’t see you, of course, but I would guess there are quite a few. It was a sort of cooking bible in my house in the 1950s. My father…

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5 months ago

The Birth of My Happy Cat Koh Lanta NFT Collection, and I’m 68!

I took the plunge and created an NFT Collection in cyberspace to celebrate my passion for cats. Yes, even at my age I love to try new things, especially if I can do it creatively. Including Koh Lanta in the collection name was important because I’m very happy…

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5 months ago

Finding the Fountain of Life in Retirement Through Creativity and Art

It is usually about this time of year when I start to lose momentum. I start off in January with a plan and get stuck during February. Come March and I am running on empty. This is a familiar pattern for me. Perhaps you can relate?

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5 months ago

Top 3 Best Travel Hobbies for Seniors

In America, Punxsutawney Phil has predicted five more weeks of winter. Soon the snow and rain of the season will evaporate and give way to the sunshine of spring! March through June means more mild climates around the world, allowing travelers…

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5 months ago

Dare and Move On – How a Love of Writing Changed My Life

A dozen years ago, I moved with my husband to Miami. I had done this before, moving to another country because of his job. One more time, we decided, and then we will be ready for retirement. Who would have known we were going to change our minds? Retirement is really not in our plans yet. That is alright. As long as we feel good about our lives, why change them?

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