Aging Well, Guest Posts

A Quest for Healthier Eating

When Sue recently asked me to share my top tip for ageing and living well, I thought this post would be a cinch. As it turned out - not so much! Richard and I are currently on a quest for healthier eating. So far, I have more questions than answers. In my guest post for… Continue reading A Quest for Healthier Eating

Aging Well

How Not to Die

I admit it. I've been jealous of the relationship that some people have with their cookbooks. I sense you grinning here, but it's true. Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, The Best of Bridge...they've all seemed to have chosen their prom dates, while I've sat on the sidelines longing. And that scene in Julia & Julia, where… Continue reading How Not to Die

Aging Well, Guest Posts

My Interview at ‘Loving the Fifty Something’

I was delighted to be interviewed at Loving the Fifty Something for the 'Incredible Over 50' Series.' (In my case, that's well over 50!)  This series focuses on embracing every chapter of our lives with a view toward positivity, relationships, fitness, and giving back. I would be delighted if you would drop by, have a read...and linger… Continue reading My Interview at ‘Loving the Fifty Something’

Aging Well, Guest Posts, Uncategorized

Never Let Yourself Get Too Lonely

Thank you to Sue, from Sizzling Toward 60 & Beyond, for inviting me to take part in her Aging Well in August series.  A wide variety of factors contribute to aging well. In this series, Sue covers 31 ways to help us focus on positive aging this August. I invite you to pop over to… Continue reading Never Let Yourself Get Too Lonely

Aging Well, Research, Travel, Via Francigena

Language Lessons

Richard and I are currently taking Italian lessons in preparation for our upcoming hiking trip in Italy. Blame it on too many traumatic high school French classes...but Richard did need to be gently coaxed (read here: DRAGGED kicking and screaming) to join me in this course. Despite this initial setback, we are enjoying our studies,… Continue reading Language Lessons

Sixty
Aging Well, Travel, Trying New Things

Turning Sixty Wasn’t All That Bad!

I previously posted about Richard’s and my joint pre-birthday celebration last month, before we left for holidays. Below is how I spent the actual day in Palm Desert. Come and join me. I'll give you a quick look-see! Celebrity Tours Back in the day, Hollywood's 'two-hour rule' meant that celebrities (who were on contract with… Continue reading Turning Sixty Wasn’t All That Bad!

Social Integration
Aging Well, Guest Posts, Lifestyle, Research

Social Integration and What It Has to Do with Positive Aging

I am delighted to appear as a Guest Host on Smart Living 365. Sustainable, Meaningful, Aware, Responsible and Thankful, Kathy Gottberg's website is truly all of those things. Here is a snippet from my post: When cleaning out a box of old letters and memorabilia recently, I came across a few of my old school… Continue reading Social Integration and What It Has to Do with Positive Aging

Aging Well, Blogging, Friendship, Guest Posts, Reflection

Leanne from Cresting the Hill : ‘If We Were Having Coffee’

Donna has been kind enough to invite me to Guest Host for her again. I'm not officially a retired blogger, nor a travel blogger, so I can't fairly discuss either subject. Instead, I thought I’d try a different version of my 'If we were having coffee' post and provide a bit of an overview of… Continue reading Leanne from Cresting the Hill : ‘If We Were Having Coffee’

fashion
Aging Well, Guest Posts

Would You Take Fashion Advice From This Woman?

I am a huge fan of 'Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond.' It offers women over fifty excellent information that encourages and inspires them to live their lives to the fullest. It provides a balanced view of the highs and lows of retirement. It also gives tips on health, fitness, and positive aging. The author, Sue,… Continue reading Would You Take Fashion Advice From This Woman?