I am being inundated by junk mail. Snail mail daily brings ads, requests for donations from charities contributed to in the past, and appeals from organizations I have never given a penny. There are address labels from groups all over the country. Conflicted over whether to use them without sending … [Read more...] about Junk Mail, Jobs, and De-cluttering
A lot of times I do not wear what I consider to be the best things I own, whether clothes or accessories or jewelry, because I am ‘saving’ them. It finally occurred to me – what am I saving them for? I am 60 years old. I have stuff that has been in drawers and closets for years - even decades … [Read more...] about What Am I Waiting For?
I am a dedicated foodie, and any activity revolving around food is tops on my list. One Sunday afternoon a couple of weeks ago five members of my family experienced what is known as the Decadent Food Tour. It was 2 ½ hours of food tasting, talking, walking (not so much), and generally having a good … [Read more...] about Chocolate, Cheese, and Gelato Delight
I have no excuse now that I am retired for not exercising. I realize the need to pay attention to my body if I want to avoid becoming a big round ball. I see too many older people put on the pounds and collect an assortment of maladies and problems. And so I head for the gym. I don’t expect … [Read more...] about Found: A Suitable Gym Experience
I admit to hitting six decades in June. Not a thrilling milestone. For me, more impact than hitting 30 or 40 or 50. Sixty. Sounds old. And it is, especially to anyone younger than 60. Sure there are lots of people older, but they are OLD. OLDER. And not getting younger. We can kid ourselves about … [Read more...] about Sexty in the City
On November 5, 1872 Susan B. Anthony was fined $100 for trying to vote for Ulysses S. Grant. Three years later, on November 5, 1875 Susan B. Anthony was arrested for attempting to vote. Everyone get out and vote today! … [Read more...] about We’ve Come a Long Way…