As a child back home I had often heard of the wee folk that lived in the glade, Leprechauns they were called and tho rarely seen were the stuff of which folklore was made. It had been my quest for many...
We think we know our hometown like the backs of our hands. We know the restaurants, the bookstores and coffee shops, the spots where crowds congregate on the weekends, how residents young and old spend their free time. But...
Winter to us means Find someplace warm! It can get very cold and uncomfortable in New York in the winter, something we’ve especially noticed as we grow older. To compensate, we, like the birds, head south for a few...
I’d been planning it for years. I wouldn’t retire but would downsize and move to a quiet small town close to nature. In British Columbia however, even quiet small towns don’t have cheap houses for sale, not for those...
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Early in the 60’s in my hometown of Dublin, Ireland I managed to get tickets to see that fabulous group The Who, live in concert. (It was indeed a long time ago as Keith Moon the original drummer was...
Do your electronic devices have smudges and dirt build up? How about dust lurking in-between the keyboard? If you have any type of electronic devices, then you know they defiantly get dirty. The first mistake most people make is...
Dear dog owner, We know it’s difficult to make your house smell like a flower garden with your furry companions shedding everywhere and leaving slobbery messes on everything. But it’s really important to maintain good hygiene if you own a...
Vera is in her late eighties and a regular attendee of the weekly singing sessions I run in her care home. She sings with gusto and humour but often, we share memories of songs, she will lapse into melancholic...
Most seniors will enjoy staying physically active, whether it’s a walk in the park, playing golf or doing yoga. Golfing is particularly beneficial for seniors, as it combines walking, focus and moderate exercise, all while socializing outside. The infographic...
Although I was just a boy during World War II, I had the remarkable opportunity in 1945, when I was just 14, to work with US Military leadership.  By that time, I had already experienced the war from a...
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