New Chapters

Read Honey’s stories and musings on the importance of creating new beginnings for ourselves as we age while welcoming the new chapters life writes for us. These pages of Honey’s Diary span from the adventures of traveling over 50, embracing our changing bodies, and accepting new family dynamics to learning new things, transitioning into retirement and finding a new sense of purpose as women after 50.

Beginning a New Chapter of a New Story Later In Life

Beginning a New Chapter of a New Story Later In Life We just sold our second home. After moving in and getting to know her I named her, Shangrila, a name known…

6 Unconventional Ways to Downsize Your Home

6 Unconventional Ways to Downsize Your Home Downsizing your home is one of the ways people finance their retired lifestyle. It’s not just for financial peace of mind. It might be that…

Is It Too Late to Start Writing After You’re 50+?

 Is It Too Late to Start Writing After You’re 50+? Some people believe that there are certain age limits to start a career. They think that it works for any sphere, so…

How to Embrace Change

How To Embrace Change & Grow After 50+

How To Embrace Change & Grow After 50+ “You are braver than you believe and stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.” – Winnie the Pooh How does one embrace…

Sharing Personal Stories About My Grandchildren

An unexpected circumstance can change one’s thinking, sometimes in a most surprising and uplifting “Aha!” manner. Who would have thought in a million years that a man I have never met could…

Best Calendars for 2020

How To Buy the Best Calendars for 2020

It is hard to know how to buy the best calendars for 2020. Purchasing the right calendar is harder than buying a house! This is my personal opinion. Think about it. For…

Honey Good 2013 - How to Start a Blog

How To Start a Blog After 50

Can You Tell Me How To Start A Blog? So many of you Darlings write to me asking, “Honey, I want to start a blog. How did you start Honeygood.com?” I’ve answered…

The Tools I Used To Survive Widowhood

Fresh Beginnings The fall of the year instills a desire for a fresh beginning. Our grands start a new school year and our adult daughters regroup in their different organizations or arrive…

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Why I Decided To Take A Negotiation Class

Always Learning In life, we don’t always get what we desire. However, we have a far better chance of receiving a raise or finalizing our dreams if we have strong negotiation skills.…

Street Style

What Do I Want to Do With My Life?

One question I have been considering for the past few days is what more can I do with the rest of my life? I have lived outside the box since I was…