It’s end of a challenging year with high numbers of new Covid-19 cases every day and expected to go even higher through the holiday season as so many folks struggle with isolation and indulge in “just a small gathering” of family and/or friends. Covid-positives are getting closer and closer with a few close friends’ family … Continue reading Looking Ahead to 2021
Like many, this year’s Thanksgiving will be different. I’m planning a full Thanksgiving turkey dinner for two. And that stark reality brought to me a realization that I need to give up on a dream, finally. A blogging buddy (Linda - blog link) posted recently about letting go of dreams. I need to let go of … Continue reading Thanksgiving Remembrance & Letting Go
At 4 months into our self-isolation (ours began March 12th), like many, I am finding it challenging to create a new rhythm. Summer is always the time I think about doing things outside. And summer is definitely here, with high temps and high humidity. So, how does getting out and about look like right now? … Continue reading Summer in Isolation
It’s been almost a year since I published my book Retirement Transition. I’ve posted about the struggle to do the promotional activities "suggested" to make it a best seller. That level of activity requires more than I am willing to give. Yet, I still take advantage of the promotional opportunities as they appear and surprisingly, … Continue reading Book Seminar/Interviews
One of the items on my “20 for 2020” list was to begin a Daily Gratitude practice. With all the 2’s playing out today (02-02-2020), I thought I’d share 2 of the things that have appeared most often on those daily lists, which I have been regularly keeping (except for 2 misses) since January 1st. … Continue reading Gratitude
One of the reasons I've come to love the world of blogging is the connections you make with amazing people all around the world. This past week I've had the honor of having my book (Retirement Transition - An Innovation Approach) reviewed by Kathy over at Smartliving365 and also having a guest post on Min's … Continue reading Connections
In Ageless Soul - The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy by Thomas Moore, he presents the concept of actively aging versus simply growing old. I was intrigued by the subtitle of this book as it brought in my word of the year (journey) as well as the concept of life meaning. From the beginning … Continue reading Spirituality Reading – Cliff Notes on Ageless Soul
As many of you know, I went outside my comfort zone and published my book about Retirement Transition. As some have pointed out to me, many people (especially many bloggers) dream about writing a book, but few work actually do. Recently I was reminded that a dream is not a goal without actual plans … Continue reading My First Book Interview!
I had the opportunity to input to a Retirement Voices book, an idea from Leslie Inman and Roxanne Jones. In their own words, “We’re creating a book entitled Voices from the Other Side…of Retirement. It will be a guide for soon-to-be-retiring women, with advice, lessons learned and stories from women who’ve already left the working world—a … Continue reading Retirement Voices – Share your story, too.
I have the wonderful opportunity to guest post over at Sue's wonderful blog site Sizzling Towards 60 and Beyond. Check out what I wrote: 7 ways to thrive which captures how I'm designing my new retirement lifestyle with daily choices. Please check out some of Sue's own postings as well. She's an example of truly … Continue reading Guest Post “down under”