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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

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One way to avoid falling into the “boredom trap” in retirement is to try something new. New experiences facilitate learning, social engagement and having fun! All of which contribute to physical and mental well-being. Many new experiences require you to take a risk – physical and/or emotional. Therefore it is essential that you know yourself […]

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6 Ways I Avoid Wasting Time

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“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.” Yesterday while putting air into our cars’ tires it occurred to me that it’s been years since I’ve been to a gas station for that purpose. I don’t even know if gas stations still provide compressed air. I do […]

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Scammed

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This is a true story. Up to now my reaction to learning about another victim of an obvious scam was how someone can be so gullible. Then I learned about what is happening to the mother of a friend of ours. Her story changed my thinking. The Scam: Part 1 One day out of the […]

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Surprise! I LikeTwitter

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When I first heard of Twitter I remember thinking “how can someone express themselves in only 140 characters”? It seemed so vapid and shallow. I couldn’t imagine myself joining. But as the saying goes, never say never. Twitter is Where the Action Is My change of heart took place in November 2017 while working on […]

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Death Valley and Joshua Tree

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Watch a 4 minute slide show on our March 2018 trip Death Valley and Joshua Tree Some Thoughts… Death Valley Death Valley was given its name in 1850 by a group of stranded miners who after being rescued reportedly said “Good-bye Death Valley”. Death Valley is the largest park in the US outside of Alaska. […]