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Share the Hope!

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If you’re finding hope through my words, please know that I first found the same through the words of others. Which is why I’m asking your help to share hope with new readers. Here’s how: Write a review on Amazon. Rate my book and share a line or two about how it is helping you (believe […]

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Burned Toast

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My brother Craig loved burned toast. At least, he told Mom he did. For the record, I didn’t believe him. I thought he was just currying favor with the chief cook and chauffeur. Well, it worked. He did seem Mom’s favorite. And she did burn a lot of toast. It’s easy to see why now, […]

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The Best Retirement Gift EVER!

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I once received the best retirement gift ever. I’ll share it with you, but first this: With 10,000 Baby Boomers a day turning 65, a lot of people are buying retirement gifts. On Amazon the most searched phrase regarding retirement is “retirement gifts for women” (100,900 shoppers used the wording last month), followed closely by […]

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Fun Retirement Jobs

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Instead of “easing into a ‘leisure only’ stage,” author Robin Ryan wants retirees to move to a “new fun job and leisure stage.” “Retirement,” she says, “is not an extended vacation.” You need to “retire to something.” I like that, especially the “fun job” part. And the best thing about Ryan’s book is she gives […]

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Constructing a “Don’t Do” List

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So I’m doing my traditional New Year’s assessment—seeing what got done last year and thinking about what needs to happen in 2020—and I had a thought. Maybe the most important thing is not what I put on my “to do” list but what I leave off. Because, it’s obvious; I can’t get ALL these things […]