- community, family, and friends
- creating the life you want
- death and divorce
- discovering or reinventing yourself
- finding or creating work and making money
- getting ready for your future
- going back to school, education, and training
- health and dealing with change
- living with your adult children
- losing people you love
- love and marriage
- moving or relocating
- retiring or not retiring
- taking care of your parents
- working longer than you thought
- Marge Warner on Mothers Are Like The Stars, Infinite, Diverse, And In Motion
- David Lubert on An Unemployed Man In His Later 60s, My Dad Needs Help
- George Schofield on In Our Faces: What Have You Noticed?
- Monique on In Our Faces: What Have You Noticed?
- George Schofield on Max, Age 5, And His Grownups Discuss Great Grandma
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Category Archives: creating the life you want
OK. I’ll write about Retirement as you readers requested. But I want to use your examples to begin, your Diverse Voices of Retirement Experience. We often talk inaccurately about Baby Boomers as if they are all similar or even homogenous. … Continue reading
I recently passed a billboard in NYC that extolled the virtues of beginning to seriously save now for retirement. This called to mind two articles a national news agency published recently within 3 days of each other.
“I’m 65 today!” our neighbor Bill Wentwhistle announced proudly at Coffee World. “I’ve waited years for this moment. Now my real life begins. I can retire. I can qualify for all kinds of discounts. I’m a Senior!” He sat … Continue reading
If you’re in the Osprey, FL area in March, I’ll be speaking at two events called “Developing the Skills and Life Agility We’ll Need, After 50 It’s Up To Us”.
There is a place in our neighborhood (Palm Heights, elevation 14’) I think of as The Sign Of The Heart. It isn’t a geographic place. It appears suddenly in those instants when I am paying attention and realize, “Oh! There’s … Continue reading
I received the following email from a good friend and highly active, admirable woman: “Haven’t seen you do anything on retirement. Especially men who most of their ideas on retirement is having a full time relationship with the T.V. “Lord … Continue reading
Another holiday season is upon us. I know this for certain because the last of understated Halloween yard decorations (front yard-wide spider webs, full size fabric horses pulling giant fabric pumpkins, witches bigger than my car) disappeared.
“We forget that any form of conversion is a step forward. But, one’s steps take longer when you must walk to get a pail of water rather than turn on a faucet; you are moving none the less. It just … Continue reading
mean•ing•ful [mee-ning-fuhl] , adjective - full of meaning, significance, purpose, or value; purposeful; significant: a meaningful wink; a meaningful choice. This has been a very active week. In less than 7 days I’ve heard from 9 different friends (all almost 50 to well … Continue reading
I’m excited to share some news! We’ve just published “After 50 It’s Up To US, Developing The Skills and Agility We’ll Need” on Kindle.