What changes do you need to make to your lifestyle to remain healthy in your 60’s & beyond. Now that you’re older and finished with raising kids together with the requisite house in the suburbs, 2 cars, a dog, a cat and assorted pets, you need to stop and take stock of your current lifestyle […]
Having a winter project to keep you busy Now that its cold outside and we seem to be having a lot of snowstorms, it is good to have an indoors project to keep you busy during the winter months. You can pick a project such as building that bookcase you always wanted to or redecorate […]
The four seasons in New England We are in the middle of winter and it is cold outside. Phil looked at his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter. He was right, we have a long winter ahead. But in a few weeks spring will be here, the flowers will blossom, and we will forget this […]
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 walking bug hit me last year around June. I was overweight, looking for a way to lose it, nothing was […]
[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 think for me 2013 was the defining year.
[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]Focusing on retirement?[/cryout-button-dark] I’m one of the 78 million Baby-Boomers who are coming into retirement in the next few years and I feel I need to plan my easing into retirement. My expectations are that my third stage in life will be as exciting as the last two have been.
[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]Are you a morning person or a night owl?[/cryout-button-dark] I’m actually a morning person who can’t wait to get up in the morning. I’m wide awake early in the morning, my mind is working 100%, and I’m jumping at the bit to go. I’m usually up at five o’clock in the morning and have […]
[cryout-button-dark url=”#”]Retirement, what does it mean to you?[/cryout-button-dark] For me, retirement means been able to do the things I want to do. Activities such as: a part time job, pursuing a passion, picking-up a hobby, exercising, hiking/walking, spending time at the library, traveling to exotic locations, figuring what to do next, volunteering, and giving back […]
Tell us how you feel about endings. As a writer, I can pick the ending that I want. The reader can opt to accept it or not. If you’re writing about something that happened, the ending is known to the writer but the reader has to anticipate it.