Life & Wisdom

Read Honey’s take on “old-age survival” and reflections on dealing with life changes – from deeply personal stories about widowhood, surviving cancer, and overcoming losses to a lighter, often humorous look at the little everyday challenges encountered by women after the age of 50, like surviving a semi-retired husband or pessimistic friends who try to drag you down, bearing with trivial problems and maintaining your sanity during the holiday season.

My Father Spoke No Evil, Heard No Evil, Saw No Evil

On Father’s Day and other special holidays and occasions, you turn inward and think of singular rites of passage; the secret memories you rarely speak of. Speaking for myself, the feelings on…

How a Couple Built a Home Without One Argument!

Have you ever heard a couple say, “Building our new custom home over two years was a joyful, educational, and worthwhile experience?” Probably not! Personally, from gabbing with my friends over the…

Essential Life SMARTS: Ingredients Required to Age Gracefully

This wonderful blog about essential life SMARTS: Ingredients Required to Age Gracefully, was written by the darling and talented, Mitzi Beach. I do hope you enjoy!  Have you ever left out an…

How To Learn To Count Your Blessings

It’s easy to give advice to a troubled friend, “Learn to count your blessings.” But how? How does one focus on the good — so that it may grow — and minimize…

How a Hip Grandmother Embraces New Technology

Let’s chat about my newest technology obsession, Slack! You can become happier after the age of 50. Just ask Google! Google recommends that you focus on achievement, not luck. Express your Gratitude…

Surviving COVID-19 On a Small Island

Maria Davies is back to talk about her life as an expat in Grenada during the COVID-19 pandemic.  How do I begin to try and document how absolutely our lives have been…