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How To Keep Your Synapses Snapping

Some years back there came a time when I no longer had to endure 9 to 6 labors. After wife Merle and I sold our public relations agency, I was an unfettered master of my destiny! Being a few years into senior-dom, I started to pay attention to a wide range of literature that provides […]

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Comes Mid-Summer, When Out-of-Town Kin or Friends Arrive — What To Do With Them!

 MY TRIED AND TRUE CHOICES First—how this list came about: For about 10 years–2000 to 2010–I produced and hosted a local interview TV show called “Strictly Seniors.” To keep it lively, I had the theory that any subject was fair game, including favorite local tourist sites. The following list is based on my personal and […]

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The Runaway Travel Adventure

THE RUNAWAY TRAVEL ADVENTURE  Part One  How It Began. This blog is a cautionary tale how a seemingly innocuous round  trip to New York City and back to Minneapolis  turned  into a multi-week odyssey: an across-the-Atlantic voyage on the Queen Mary 2 to Southampton, and then by train  to several of the famous Great Houses […]

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I No Longer Have To Work — How About You?

Snapshot: You are in your mid- 60’s, in reasonably good health and like the majority of your age peers don’t go to work on a daily basis. According to insurance actuarial tables, on average you have approximately one third of your adult life still remaining. This is most encouraging news because in all likelihood you […]

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