Retired: Living rent-free as a property caretaker!

Have you ever considered becoming the caretaker of a property? The Caretaker Gazette is a newsletter filled with a huge list of  amazing properties across the globe. There are properties in NY City lofts, ranches in Nevada, farms in New Zealand and castles in Italy. How about working as a caretaker at a beach house… Read More

The Delight of Being Retired

I recently read a book titled The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo. It was a story about the Pope and the Dali Lama hiding out for a few days in the garb of ordinary people. They wanted to be unseen by others so they could see the world again. I love the title… Read More

Crash moments: When everything changes

We’ve all had these ‘crash moments’ in our world. When everything that kept us busy and struggling the night before is gone and something HUGE is on the table. We immediately take stock of our lives and determine what’s most important. The little things fall away. The overcrowded schedules disappear, family meals matter more, communication and honesty are incorporated into conversations again.  Read More

The Sun: Thought-Provoking-my gift to you!

Two years ago at Christmas I received a subscription to The Sun magazine (thesunmagazine.org) And I was confounded. Neither me nor my friend has a religion affiliation unless you call sunrise hikes, evening kayaking or nighttime star-gazing a religion. Which we do, actually. Even still, it took me by surprise. Until I read The Sun. Read More

Just a taste – Seneca Lake Wineries

Three sisters checking out the Finger Lakes Wines on a Sunday afternoon in May! Yumm!   Lots of places to choose from that’s for sure! Enough to keep us busy for the day! Slow-paced and fun! One thing you might really enjoy about our Sunday outing was our plan was to actually go to the… Read More