Experiences

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Business Opportunity

My formula for developing a new business opportunity is to pose the five W’s and see if there is market and a real opportunity that needs filling. My five W’s are simple: what, who, where,…


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Favorite Beach

My Favorite Beach in the world Looking back on my youth, I spent several years in the Galapagos Islands & one thing that stands out from that time is how beautiful the beaches were. One that…


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Downsizing

[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]Downsizing your home[/cryout-button-dark] Once your kids have grown and are independent and you have retired from business, it is time to find a smaller, more appropriate sized home for just you and your spouse.


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Hobby

Picking up a hobby during retirement When you’re planning for your retirement, it is essential that you pick a hobby to replace the time you’re giving up in your primary job. You’re used to working…


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Walking

Ah, the joys of walking I find that I enjoy walking for several reasons: daily exercise, fresh air, a time for thinking & planning, commune with nature, get to know my town, and lose weight. The…


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Movie

If you had to be trapped inside a movie for 5 days, which movie would you pick? Being trapped inside a movie for 5 days would allow me to live my fantasy life and still…


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Public Libraries

[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]Public Library[/cryout-button-dark] There’s a big public library across the street from the park where I go everyday for a walk.  It literally is across the street  so I usually go in browse the new section &…


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Traveling

Traveling on a Budget When you retire, if the travel bug hits you, you can plan to travel to several places each year as the time and budget allows. A lot of people find that…


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Birthday

[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]It’s your birthday, what do you wish for??[/cryout-button-dark] My birthday is today, January 14th  and I will be turning 60 years old this year. It seems like a milestone but it is not. I…


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Immigration

[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]Immigration Reform[/cryout-button-dark] Immigration is such a broad topic that more than one blog is needed to address it. Immigration and the reform of it are both a political and a social issue. Political because…