First, apologies for the delay between posts. Last September I fell hiking and broke my dominant wrist so took what I thought would be a brief hiatus. Turns out I also had a torn ligament requiring surgery and subsequent therapy. To make a long story short, by the time I felt like doing recreational writing […]
Lately my husband and I have gotten glimpses of what our lives will be like next year when we’re officially “empty nesters.” Now that our daughter drives, works and has her own busy life, we’ve been spending more time with just the two of us. Unfortunately, not all Boomer couples know what to do once […]
This week my daughter and I volunteered at the Atlanta Meatball Festival, benefitting Open Hand Atlanta. We often participate in activities on behalf of this fine organization, which helps people prevent or better manage chronic disease through nutrition care that combines home-delivered meals and nutrition education. We’ve volunteered for this organization many times and in […]
Just back from an anniversary trip to Costa Rica with the hubby (more on the trip in future posts). We met some interesting ex-Pats down there — mostly Baby Boomers — who’ve left the USA for a variety of reasons including healthcare, cost of living, and lifestyle choices. So it was timely to come across […]
Are You Talking to Yourself? Read my LinkedIn post about the benefits of an internal dialogue by clicking here.
Solid Living Boomers are sometimes known as the “sandwich generation” because we are caring for our teens at the same time we’re caring for our elderly parents. This can be difficult and stressful to juggle. Here are some of the things I’ve found helpful when monitoring my mom (84 years young) and my daughter (17 […]
Today’s blog post comes from Mr. Fix-It, a/k/a my husband Ken. Ken is the ultimate handyman, carpenter and home repair expert. I’ve asked him to contribute occasionally to this blog because many Solid Living Boomers are also homeowners and have to deal with pesky home maintenance issues. Ken’s home repair tip today is a lesson […]
To quote the Rolling Stones, Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a man of wealth and taste. Well, maybe not so wealthy…and my 17-year-old daughter questions my taste all the time. Oh, and I’m not a man either. So scrap all that and let’s start again and I’ll give it to you straight. My […]