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Lots of retirement feedback, advice and ideas from Wendy, Retirement Enthusiast/Coach, AND retirees worldwide who have "been there and done that" already!

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Retirement Online Blog

May 26, 2020

I have no one

Hi I am 77 yrs old and live alone. I have 5 dogs which I love very much. Is a lot of activity around here, they don't eat together or play together. so

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May 26, 2020

Further Reflections on Reflection

I am a baby boomer retired going on 6 years and found some profound solace reading our USA and in some cases European history to appreciate how we arrived

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May 21, 2020

A squirrel's conversation

After spending the morning volunteering at a senior center I came home and started watching the activity outside my window. This story came to mind. I

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May 20, 2020

Music of our Retirement!

What is the music of your retirement? Music is good for us all. The love of music is as innate as listening to our mother’s heartbeat and breathing rhythm,

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May 20, 2020

Memories: A Friday the 13th Warning!

Grandmother used to call Friday 13th, National Pigeon Poop day. She believed in Karma. Whenever someone did her wrong or was rude to her she would put

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May 20, 2020

My Mornings

Part of my retirement new life is waking up on my own without an alarm clock, sipping a cup of coffee, listening to birds chirping and paying attention

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May 14, 2020

The Search for A Blue Bird

Looking out my window today at the pecan tree with the blue sky and sunshine reminded me of another day just like this one. Today reminds me of a day

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May 14, 2020

What's So Good About an Octogenarian Anyway?

Over-sixty? Think that is old? What about the new age of octogenarians?
 Not long ago, they were passive recipients on walking frames, spoon fed in nursing

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May 14, 2020


In observing old folks in personal care homes, and those who haven't 'arrived' yet, I occasionally notice sunken, listless looking eyes that almost appear

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May 13, 2020

Pandemic Blues

So, what does one do to pass the day during the Pandemic? For excitement, I go shopping, usually about every two weeks, making the rounds through Costco,

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May 09, 2020

Funerals are for the Dead – Not for disillusioned Retirees!

There thrives a present-day phenomenon which now traditionally and inexplicably exists when people invariably come face-to-face with the funeral rites

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May 09, 2020

It Took A Virus To Reveal Retirement

Being a baby boomer we saw our parents World War 2 faces. We were expected to go to college, trade school, or job surf. Raise a family or not still had

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May 05, 2020

Older Americans Month - May 2020

In May, our nation celebrates Older Americans Month. The Older Americans Act serves over 11 million people each year. As many seniors continue to age

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May 05, 2020

Happiness in Retirement Survey

Happiness in Retirement Survey: Help me to Help you with your retired thoughts on Happiness!

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Apr 28, 2020

Sleeping too much

I have been retired 9 months. My wife is still working so it is just me and the dog at home most days. The trouble I have is not wanting to get out

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