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Retirement Business Ideas

Wondering how to add income during your retirement years? The link below was contributed by an enthusiastic group of students at Brenham Community Center in East Central Texas. The article offers a spectrum of ideas, good for people with many different skills and personality types. All based on one of my favorite mottoes: “Do what you love” – especially in our […]

The Hot New Demographic: Us

As a person over 50, have you begun to feel invisible, unimportant, sidelined? Not me. I’ve been infused with detailed visions of the once and future power of our generation, having recently completed “Ageing in Community,” an excellent six part workshop offered by the Council on Changing Aging through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville.  And, what do you know – into my […]

Up and Outward Bound

I’ve received my first royalty check from sales at Amazon.com and excerpts from Not Done Yet, woven into a single narrative, won Second Place Honors in the Henderson County Silver Arts competition last week. Tipsy-making! I’ve also gotten a couple of early opportunities to speak about my transplant journey, and I’m really looking forward to connecting with my audience in […]

I Can Hear a Heartbeat

It’s been a week of ultra-cold weather and I spent about four of them flat on my back due to one wrong twist and lift move, but no matter. After being more gentle with myself and visiting the chiro, I have been able to assess the responses to my “what title should I choose” survey. And the winner is: The […]

Don’t Just Do It…Will It!

We all make New Year’s resolutions. At least most of us think about them. Here’s a formula from author and professional speaker Phil Minnaar for helping us overcome our procrastination and get moving toward our goals. The Power of the two words ‘I will’   Not ”I can”, but the power of the will by saying: ”I will!” Each letter […]