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Forever Young, Not

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There are some advantages to getting older. Albeit, not many, but maybe we can capitalize on those that do come our way.

For instance, when Eliot and I went through security at the airport in Cartagena, Columbia yesterday, the officers let us pass right through even though they were questioning everyone else about what they were doing in the country. 280 more words


Happy Wattle Day

There are few experiences that make me happier than finding a new thing. At least new to me. Today my joy is full!

And what did I find? 153 more words

Baby Boomers

Book Discussion: Rooseveltcare - How Social Security is Sabotaging the Land of Self-Reliance by Don Watkins

For an upcoming book discussion, I drafted the following announcement:

“ Social Security is immoral.” – Don Watkins

Come and join us for a discussion of Don Watkins’ new book…

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Political Discussions

Yesterday's news

I searched the internet for the term “yesterday’s news.” Eventually, I found that the definition is “a person or thing that is no longer of interest.” What came up first, however, was a brand of cat litter! 193 more words

iPods, music and memories

Although the experience was a first for me, it wasn’t exactly on my bucket list.

I don’t go to movies much, but there was one I wanted to see before it disappeared from view. 342 more words


Student Debt Threatens the Safety Net of Older Americans

By Natalie Kitroeff
August 25, 2014

Until his Social Security check arrived almost $300 lighter last June, Eric Merklein, 67, didn’t know he had outstanding student debt. 800 more words


Saying So Long to Summer

Bidding the Beach Club Goodbye

Labor Day signaled the last call at my Grandmothers Long Island beach club.

Just as white shoes would make their final appearance of the season, so it was time to bid the sandy white beach goodbye as the summer of 1961 came to a close. 692 more words

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