AGING WITHOUT CHILDREN

When we are born, none of us slide into the world with labels stating who we will be as adults. No matter what our parent's plans for us would be, we are the ultimate chooser of our destiny. Although...
Photo by John Schnobrich on Unsplash These days, it is really easy to look someone up on the internet and get a lot of information about them, such as where they are located currently, where they lived in the past, what their phone...
Photo by Vlada Karpovich Basements are often a left-out space at home. Usually, they have unused space that you can makeover to give it more fun and productive feels to it. Whether you want a safe space, somewhere to relax...
By the time I was 52, I had been married three times. If the courts had not documented the first two marriages, I would pretend that they never happened. During both, my husbands and I were smoking crack before,...
Turning 70 is always a big milestone in one’s life.  It’s when one really does an evaluation of sorts into the passing of time.  This was certainly the case for me.  It was just after my 70th Birthday that...
December 2, 2020, will be my 62nd birthday. There is no depression hindering my ability to journey through this natural progression of life. When I turned 50, the idea of aging being a dead man walking rite of passage...
Coming up with good gifts for senior or elderly people can sometimes be a huge challenge. After all, many of them have particular tastes and more things than they know what to do with. How do you find a...
Adrienne delves into her family history and how they were thrown into private and public turmoil as a feud erupted due to the generosity of her late father. The story tells of the disintegration of the family from the...
"Nobody ever plans to buy a timeshare."  That, remarkably was the admission of our rather candid and congenial (and very attractive) Hilton Hotels timeshare rep, Imogene, on a recent trip to Hawaii.  (We are in our early 70's).   Maybe it...
Carla had never sailed a day in her life, when she suggested to her new husband Simon, a retired events manager, that they should sail the world.  Over the last 2.5 years, the couple has sailed over 22,000...